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    [George Washington]. Emily Ellsworth Ford Skeel, editor. BOOKPLATES / INSCRIBED / LIMITED / MANUSCRIPT. Mason Locke Weems: His Works and Ways. A Bibliography left unfinished by Paul Leicester Ford. New York: Privately printed, 1929. First edition, limited to 200 copies, this being number 14. Inscribed by the editor to Clarence S. Brigham, librarian and director at the American Antiquarian Society. Three quarto volumes. xxi, 418; xxiv, 437, errata; 477 pages. Illustrated. Publisher's cloth backstrip with leather spine labels and gilt titles and decorations with paper over boards. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Covers lightly worn with some abraded or lightly bumped corners or edges. Spines rubbed with slightly worn labels, some soiling and sunning. Interior clean. Light toning. Vol. II has tipped-in manuscript entry for book written by Paul Leicester Ford. Vol. II additionally signed by editor at limitation page. All volumes have bookplates of Washington scholar, Dr. Joseph E. Fields. A very good set with an interesting provenance.

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