George Washington Life History c.1860 Virtue 3 vol. leather set w/ 80 platesBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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[George Washington, First President of United States, General, Founding of American Republic].
Washington: A Biography by Benson J. Lossing.
Published 1859, New York, by Virtue, Emmins & Co.
3 Volumes, c. 650- 750 pages per volume. Eighty (80) fine steel engraved plates throughout.
Monumental work, profusely illustrated with steel engravings of the highest order, all well printed on heavy paper.
Set remains sound, tight, clean, beautiful shelf appearance and age patina. Contents tight and clean, scattered foxing ranging from very light/ nonexistent to heavier on some plates.
Beautiful set in period 1/2 leather bindings.
Books measure: 10 1/8" H X 7 1/8" W.
Set along the shelf measures: 7 1/2".
Heavy set of large old books