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    [George Washington]. John Marshall. The Life of George Washington, Commander in Chief of the America Forces, During the War Which Established the Independence of His Country, and First President of the United States. Compiled Under the Inspection of The Honourable Bushrod Washington, From Original Papers Bequeathed to Him by His Deceased Relative. Philadelphia: James Crissey, 1832. Second edition, revised and corrected by the author. Two octavo volumes. iv, 460, 42 (Notes), viii (Index); 448, 32 (Notes), v (Index) pages, plus 2 leaves of publisher's ads on yellow paper. Portrait frontispiece. Contemporary full speckled calf, all edges marbled, marbled paper endpapers; red morocco spine labels. Moderate to heavy foxing throughout. Both volumes with literary quote in ink on flyleaves and with name of owner (Edwin C. Jellett of Germantown, Pennsylvania). Volume I with a tipped-in one-page letter to Jellett dated 1892 from John F. Kirk, Jr, his friend from the Mermaid Club. Very good or better.

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