DescriptionGeorge Washington. Jared Sparks. The Writings of George Washington. Boston: 1834-1837. 12 volumes.
George Washington. The Writings of George Washington. Being His Correspondence, Addresses, Messages, and other Papers, Official and Private, Selected and Published from the Original Manuscripts; With a Life of the Author, Notes and Illustrations. By Jared Sparks.Boston: American Stationers Company [and] Russell, Odiorne and Metcalf, [et al.], 1834-1837. First edition of the first collected edition of Washington's Works (volume III has the 1834 imprint instead of 1833, but Sabin states that this is common). Twelve octavo volumes. Complete with all plates, plans, maps and facsimiles. With all half-titles. Contemporary full calf, spines ruled in gilt, brown morocco gilt lettering labels, four raised bands. Bindings worn, a few spines creased, seven volumes sunned at spine, text foxed, plates foxed and soiled, previous owner's signature on half-titles. A very good set.
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