The Life of Washington: Together with Curious Anecdotes Equally Honourable to Himself & Exemplary to His Young Countrymen

Rev'd Mason L. Weems

Published by The Limited Editions Club, 1974
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Over-sized hardbound (quarto). Number 436 of the limited edition and signed by the illustrator (colophon). No wear to the binding. No distortion of the book from reading or improper shelving. Pages are tight and clean with no marks. No name of previous owner. No odor. Lacks the tissue dust jacket and the slipcase. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # MP17-2114Z

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Title: The Life of Washington: Together with ...
Publisher: The Limited Editions Club
Publication Date: 1974
Binding: Hardcover
Illustrator: Robert Quackenbush
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Signed: Signed by Illustrator

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Weems, Rev'd Mason L.; Commager, Henry Steele
Published by Limited Editions Club (1974)
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Book Description Limited Editions Club, 1974. Decorative Cloth. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine Slipcase. Quackenbush, Robert (illustrator). Limited/Numbered. First biography of George Washington written shortly after his death by Mason Locke Weems (1759-1825). Originally intended for children it is the source of some of the apocryphal stories about Washington. Introductory essay by Henry Steele Commager. xix, 231 pp illustrated with numerous woodcuts, eight in color, by Robert Quackenbush. Elegantly bound in decorative cloth. This copy is number 114 of an edition of 2000. Signed by artist Robert Quackenbush. Barking Dog Books and Art LLC has been an independent bookseller online since 2002. Orders are processed promptly, carefully packed, and shipped with delivery confirmation. Signed by Artist. Seller Inventory # 010416

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Weems, Rev'd. Mason L.
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Book Description Printed for members of the Limited Editions Club 197450, (Avon, CT), 1974. First edition thus, 1/2000 copies signed by the illustrator. 4to. xvii, (3), (230, (1) pp. Plates; LEC monthly newsletter tipped-in at rear. Bookplate, else very good copy of a lovely reading edition of Howes W-218. Illustrated cream cloth, leather spine label, publisher's slipcase. (#8174). Seller Inventory # 61289

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Weems, Rev'd Mason L.
Published by Limited Editions Club, Avon, Connecticut (1974)
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Book Description Limited Editions Club, Avon, Connecticut, 1974. Quackenbush, Robert M. (illustrator). Introduced by Henry Steele Commager. Number 106 of 2000 copies. Illustrated with numerous woodcuts. SIGNED by the illustrator, Robert M. Quackenbush. Printed at the Press of A. Colish. Full white cloth with overall patriotic stamping of American Eagle in blue, leather spine label. A very fine copy with slipcase. Seller Inventory # 4559

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Weems, Rev'd Mason L.
Published by Limited Editions Club and Cardavon Press, Avon (1974)
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Book Description Limited Editions Club and Cardavon Press, Avon, 1974. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Robert Quackenbush (illustrator). Bound in publisher's original full decorative cloth. Spine with black leather label stamped in gilt. Top-edge stained blue. Publisher's original slipcase wrapped in blue paper. Printed white paper label on spine of slipcase. Signed by Robert Quackenbush. One of 2000 numbered copies. Seller Inventory # 9025784

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Weems, Rev'd Mason L.
Published by The Limited Editions Club (1974)
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Book Description The Limited Editions Club, 1974. Cloth in Slip Case. Condition: Collectible-Very Good. Quackenbush, Robert (illustrator). Introduced by Henry Steele Commager. No. 482 of 2000 copies signed by the illustrator. Cloth decorated with eagle image. Spine label on book and slip case. Illustrations are historical woodcuts, in color and black and white. Book measures 7 1/2 x 11. Contents include: His education; appointed a private surveyor to Lord Fairfax; the French and Indian war begins -- Washington goes forth to meet the dangers of his country; Retires from the service in disgust; Washington wishes to carry the war into the Indian country; A Cloud Rising in England -- The causes of the Revolutionary War; Battle of Bunker's hill; Declaration of Independence; Washington again on his farm; Appointed President of the United States; etc. Seller Inventory # 740

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Weems, Rev'd Mason L.
Published by The LIMITED EDITIONS Club, Avon, Ct. (1974)
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Book Description The LIMITED EDITIONS Club, Avon, Ct., 1974. Hardcover. Condition: F. Dust Jacket Condition: NF. Illustrated by Quackenbush, Robert (illustrator). Limited Edition. Limited edition #1182/2000, Signed by Artist. Original glassine DJ w/lt spine tip chipping, Slipcase in fine condition. ; Color/B&W Illustrations; 230 pages. Seller Inventory # 32984

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