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Life of Washington 3 Volume Set of Leather Bound Books, 19th Century

Benson J. Lossing & Rufus Griswold | Life  of George Washington | 19th Century | Leather Bound Books | 3 Volume Set | 10″ x 7.5″

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  • Three large volumes, each volume 768, 740, 652 pages respectively. Published by Virtue and Company, New York, 1860. Dark brown leather with raised bands and highly ornate gilt` to front, back and spine. Full gilt outer page block. Clean and crisp inside with with marbled end papers. Near fine with noted issues below:


    Volume one: Wear to the lower spine tip

    Volume three: hint of rubbing with slight separation of the front board along seam, still firmly attached

    A very attractive set of 3 large volumes following the Life of Washington, by Benson J. Lossing and Rufus Griswold. Dedicated to “Patriots in all Lands, Who Love Justice and Freedom”. Each volume 768, 740, 652 pages with numerous steel engravings, portraits, maps, etc. Highly ornate in bright, unfaded gilt. Creates a very handsome presentation on the shelf.

  • Weight

    15lb.

    Height

    10"

    Width

    7.5"

    Depth

    22.5"

    Weight

    15lb.

    Height

    10"

    Width

    7.5"

    Depth

    22.5"

    Artist / Maker

    Benson J. Lossing, Rufus Griswold

    Date

    19th Century

    Kind

    Books, Books, Maps, Documents and Manuscripts, Collectibles, Memorabilia

    Origin

    American

    Size

    M (up to 30 in.)

    Support

    Paper

    Title

    Life of George Washington