first edition Hardcover
1800 · Philadelphia, PA
by Washington, George; Jackson, William [Eulogy]
Philadelphia, PA: J. Ormrod, 1800. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo, 338/44 pages; Fair; fully bound in brown leather, paneled spine has faded gilt lettering; binding has heavy wear, with detachment on either side of the spine, significant rubbing along all edges of the boards and on the front and back covers, damaged joints but boards still attached, rear board the most loose of all (see image #10 for details), has fraying on the fore edge corners, tap and bottom of the spine have edges missing, spine has several abrasion marks, ex library with a bar code and book plate on the inside of the back cover; pages have significant age toning, have occasional dog-earing, have blotching throughout and markings on the edge of the text block, first several pages have minor tearing, original owner's name is written on the ffep and inside the front cover in ink; SEE ALL TEN IMAGES FOR DETAILS. NOT ALL IMAGES WILL UPLOAD TO ECOMMERCE WEBSITES, SO IF YOU DON'T SEE ALL TEN IMAGES, CONTACT SELLER FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.
NOTE: Shelved in middle room, in Upstairs offices area. This volume contains a collection of letters and correspondences of Washington throughout his military career and his presidency. This volume also contains a commemorative eulogy by William Jackson, one of Washington's personal secretaries who also acted as the secretary to the United States Continental Congress, as well as serving in the Revolutionary War as a Major. 1318263. FP New Rockville Stock.
(Inventory #: 1318263)