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The Illustrated Life of George Washington by J.T. Headley - Hardcover - 1859 - from Reagan's Rare Books and Biblio.com

The Illustrated Life of George Washington

by J.T. Headley

Condition: Good


G&F Bill, 1859. Hardcover. Good. BOOK IS IN GOOD+ CONDITION IN FULL TEXTURED CLOTH WITH BRIGHT GILT PICTORIAL COVERS AND SPINE WITH TITLE TO SPINE. SOME SOILING TO BOARDS AS SEEN IN PHOTOS. BINDING AND HINGES ARE VERY GOOD, NO LOOSE OR MISSING PAGES, PAGES ARE WITHOUT MARKS, MAJORITY OF PAGES WITH MINIMAL FOXING - FRONTISE, TITLE PAGE AND FEW OTHER STEEL ENGRAVINGS WITH HEAVY FOXING. PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED WITH NUMEROUS FULL PAGE COLOR PLATES, LARGE FOLD OUT MAP OF MOUNT VERNON. 528 PAGES, 9"x6.5". 160 YEARS OLD. AN EXAMPLE BETTER THAN MOST THOUGH NOT WITHOUT THE TYPICAL FOXING AND SOILING FOUND WITH THIS TITLE.
  • Bookseller: Reagan's Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 202601596620
  • Title: The Illustrated Life of George Washington
  • Author: J.T. Headley
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: G&F Bill
  • Date published: 1859
  • Keywords: illustrated, color, plates

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