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    Douglas Southall Freeman. George Washington, A Biography. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1948-54.

    First edition. Six octavo volumes. 549, 464, 600, 736, 570, 529 pages. Illustrated.

    Original black cloth with titles stamped in gilt on the spine and Washington's family coat-of-arms stamped in blind on the front board of each volume. A beautiful set in remarkable condition. All volumes are fine with volumes three and four having minor soiling to the boards. All offered in the original slipcases, as issued.

    Freeman's classic biography was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1958 and is widely recognized as the definitive work on our first president.


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