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First London Edition of John Marshall's  The Life of
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Marshall, John. The Life of George Washington, Commander in Chief of the American Forces During the War Which Established the Independence of His Country, and First President of the United States. (London: Printed for Richard Phillips,1804-1807), five volumes, octavo, matching full calf, gilt bands and title on spines; sixteen (16) engravings are present as listed on page 844 in Volume V, these include Washington's portrait on the frontispiece and numerous fold-out maps showing Revolutionary War campaigns. The front free endpapers of each book are owner-signed Peter Trezevant, likely by the prominent antebellum South Carolinian of that name.
Condition
Each volume professionally restored and stabilized; tight binding; expected age toning to pages; scattered light foxing; small area of marginal loss to the title page in Volume III. Overall a splendid set.
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First London Edition of John Marshall's The Life of

Estimate $500 - $1,000
Sep 09, 2016
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Starting Price $250
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Est. $500 - $1,000Starting Price $250
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Marshall, John. The Life of George Washington, Commander in Chief of the American Forces During the War Which Established the Independence of His Country, and First President of the United States. (London: Printed for Richard Phillips,1804-1807), five volumes, octavo, matching full calf, gilt bands and title on spines; sixteen (16) engravings are present as listed on page 844 in Volume V, these include Washington's portrait on the frontispiece and numerous fold-out maps showing Revolutionary War campaigns. The front free endpapers of each book are owner-signed Peter Trezevant, likely by the prominent antebellum South Carolinian of that name.
Condition
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Each volume professionally restored and stabilized; tight binding; expected age toning to pages; scattered light foxing; small area of marginal loss to the title page in Volume III. Overall a splendid set.
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