George Washington Life 1859 illustrated hand colored plates Mt. Vernon birds-eyeBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Illustrated Life of Washington. Giving an Account of His Early Adventures and Enterprises, His Magnanimity and Patriotism, His Revolutionary Career, His Presidential Life, and His Final Decease. With Vivid Pen-Paintings of Battles and Incidents, Trials and Triumphs of the Heroes and Soldiers of Revolutionary Times, by Hon. J.T. Headley.
Published 1859, New York by G & F Bill.
516 pages. Sold by Subscription only. Engraved frontis portrait, profusion of full page wood engraved plates, many with original hand color. Large folding birds-eye view of Mt. Vernon.
Book remains sound and tight. Wear to cloth at spine ends, toning and scattered age spotting throughout. Large color litho birds-eye view with old tissue repair to tear on front.
Pleasing age patina to this example.
Book measures:9 1/4 " H X 6 1/4" W.