George Washinton Life 1876 Washington Irving fine rare old book leather illustratedBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
The Life and Times of Washington.with appendix and index.
ILLUSTRATED EDITION, with fine engravings on steel, from Darley, Trumbull and others. Complete in one volume.
by Washington Irving
1876, New York, G.P. Putnam & Sons. J.B. Holland. pp. 798, 31.
Monumental thick quarto 19th century book. Publishers 1/2 leather bindings, raised bands, compartments gilt ornamented, contrasting title labels, marbled boards, endpapers and edges.
Profusion of twenty-two excellent fine steel engraved plates throughout which all retain their original tissue guards, excellent illustrated edition, complete as issued.
Scarce 19th century American history illustrated book.
Sound, clean, tight example, light surface scuffing along joints and extremities, slight old soft center crease to supple spine leather, paper covered boards age rubbed, any age flaws unworthy of specific comment. Sound old book, a pleasure to browse.
Book Measures: 10 1/8" H X 7 1/2" W