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    First Edition of Marshall's
    Life of George Washington

    [George Washington, subject]. John Marshall. The Life of George Washington, Commander in Chief of the American forces, during the war which established the independence of his country, and first President of the United States. Philadelphia: Printed and published by C.P. Wayne, 1804-1807. First edition. Five octavo volumes. xxii, 488, 45, [1, blank]; viii, 560, 72; viii, 580, 28; viii, 626, [2], 16; vii, [1, blank], 779, [1, blank], 36 pages. Frontispiece portrait in Volume I. Atlas volume not present. Contemporary half brown calf over marbled boards. All volumes rebacked to style in modern brown calf, ruled and lettered in gilt. Recased. Hinges reinforced. Some rubbing to bindings, some toning, foxing and light thumbsoiling to text. Still, a very good set. Howes M317. Sabin 44788.

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