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Washington's Farewell Address to the People of the United States Of America

George Washington; James Lenox (Ed.)

Published by Privately Published, New York, 1850
Condition: Poor - Binding Copy Hardcover
From Antiquarian Books of Boston (Winthrop, MA, U.S.A.)

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Both covers are detached but are present, and lacks the spine. The binding is cracked and the pages and the 2 portraits of George Washington are loose. Still bright gilt lettering on the cover. There is no mention of a publisher, just New York, 1850. The Presentation page has a handwritten inscription, signed by the Editor, James Lenox, New York City, May 1850. This edition has notes showing various alterations and corrections, with letters from Chief Justice Jay, and Jared Sparks, among a few others. Pagination: 55 pages main text of the Address, and 49 additional pages of letters. There are 2 portraits of George Washington, both with foxing, and with some staining to the margins. The pages are generally very clean. The book measures about 10-1/4 inches by 12-1/2 inches. The covers are generally clean with a little rubbing to the corner areas, and a small amount of old tape to 2 edges. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 15673

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Title: Washington's Farewell Address to the People ...

Publisher: Privately Published, New York

Publication Date: 1850

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Poor - Binding Copy

Signed: Inscribed By Editor

Edition: First Edition.

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