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George Washington in Two Volumes by  Worthington Chauncey (W.C.) Ford - Hardcover - 1900 - from Charity Bookstall (SKU: 001454)

George Washington in Two Volumes

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George Washington in Two Volumes

by Ford, Worthington Chauncey (W.C.)

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  • Hardcover
Condition
Good/No Jacket
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About This Item

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1900. Memorial edition. Limited edition number 958 (out of 1,250 copies printed, a rare item.) Marbelized boards with blue leather corners and spine trimmed in two rows of gilt along all three marlbelized edges. Boards have wear, corners are bumped and worn. Spine on volume 1 is missing a quarter inch piece at bottom. Spines are decorated with gilt illustrations and titles and have slightly raised bands. Gilt tops are dull. End papers are a lovely lavender floral probably oil and slightly discolored. Volume 1 endpaper has a chip (it is present, but detached.) Book sellers pencilled notations on fep. 302 heavy weight pages to volume one with black and white engravings and color frontispiece; very small spot to the blank back of frontispiece. The paper stock is a heavy weight, probably 24 pound cream colored paper with slightly embossed margins on every page. Engravings are printed on a light card stock, each covered with tissue. The quality is remarkable. Volume 2 is missing a quarter inch section at top and bottom of spine and has a light split about three quarters of the way down front exterior seam. Small spot worn from blue leather. Corners are worn. The frontispiece in this volume (Martha Washington) is detached three quarters of the way down from the top. Page 299 has a crease towards the bottom, a publishing defect. 308 pages including index. Thanks for shopping with us. 100% of your purchase benefits charity and supports literacy and life-long learning.. Three-Quarter Leather. Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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Bookseller
Charity Bookstall US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
001454
Title
George Washington in Two Volumes
Author
Ford, Worthington Chauncey (W.C.)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1900
Keywords
George washington; Politics; Statesmen; History; Antiquarian; Leather Bound; military; war; presidents; Presidential History, Numbered edition; Limited Edition;
Bookseller catalogs
Politics; Biography; Antiquarian;
Size
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
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About Charity Bookstall

Charity Bookstall is the Biblio storefront for the Morin Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.Its primary program is Project Library which supports both adult and child literacy initiatives.Our focus is building and strengthening libraries that cater to underserved readers.We're expanding our mobile library outreach program: giving home libraries to children in need, partnering with libraries to provide library cards and developing programming for lifelong learners of all ages.To learn more about us, or to make a donation, please contact us directly.

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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
jacket
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edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created...[more]

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