George Washington 1807 Biography Corry book w/ Scoles engraved portraitBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[Biography, American Printing, George Washington].
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The Life of George Washington, Commander in Chief of the Armies and Late President of the United States of America, by John Corry.
1st American edition. Published 1807, New York by John Low.
349 pages. Appendix contains a complete subscriber's list. With early owners signature of Jonathan Smith, Esq. of Salisbury (likely Massachusetts).
Period full leather binding, title lettered in gilt on contrasting label. Front cover detached, but the binding remains otherwise tight and sound, one early signature slightly protruding.
Engraved portrait frontis by Scoles.
First American edition with 7 pp. subscriber's list at rear.
An early biography of George Washington, published shortly after his death.
Book measures: 7" H X 4 1/4" W.
Howes, U.S. Iana, C170.