The Writings of George Washington; Being His Correspondence, Addresses, Messages, and Other Papers, Official and Private; Selected and Published from the Original Manuscripts; with a Life of the Author, Notes and Illustrations. George Washington, Jared Sparks.
The Writings of George Washington; Being His Correspondence, Addresses, Messages, and Other Papers, Official and Private; Selected and Published from the Original Manuscripts; with a Life of the Author, Notes and Illustrations

The Writings of George Washington; Being His Correspondence, Addresses, Messages, and Other Papers, Official and Private; Selected and Published from the Original Manuscripts; with a Life of the Author, Notes and Illustrations

Boston: American Stationers' Company; Hilliard, Gray, and Company; Russell, Odiorne, and Co.; Russell, Shattuck, and Williams, [1833]; 1834; 1835; 1836; 1837. First edition. Hardcover. 12 vol. Large 8vo. [5], viii-xxix, [3], 586, [4]; [7], x-xvi, 534, [2]; [5], viii-xix, [1], 540, [2]; [6], 560, [2]; [6], 558, [4]; [6], 556, [2]; [6], 566, [4]; [6], 572, [2]; [6], 558, [4]; [6], 563, [1]; [6], 578, [4]; [7], viii, 592, [6] pp. Full original calf, spines in five compartments, two morocco labels on each spine. Volume one illustrated with a frontispiece, five plates, and one plan; volume two with a frontispiece, one plate, and four plans of different battles; volume three with a frontispiece and a plan of Boston and its environs; volume four with four plans of different battles of the Revolutionary War (including Trenton and Princeton); volume five with eight plans of Revolutionary War battles (including Monmouth and Germantown); volume six with a diagram of the fort at Stony Point and the fort at Verplanck's Point; volume seven with a plan of the operations conducted on the Hudson River; volume eight with a diagram of operations in Virginia in 1781 and a plan of the Siege of Yorktown; volumes nine, ten, and eleven are not illustrated; volume twelve with a frontispiece and a map of Washington's farms. Evans 48365. Sabin 101765. A comprehensive collection of the first U.S. President's letters, speeches to Congress, and journal entries. An important set of Americana, offering a first-hand account of George Washington's life and of the American Revolution. Very Good. Item #00009342

A Very Good set with some foxing to the leaves and textblocks and light wear to the extremities (including a small dampstain on the top textblock of volume ten), joints professionally strengthened.

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