Jun 27, 2024 - Sale 2675

Sale 2675 - Lot 240

Price Realized: $ 12,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
(PRESIDENTS--1796.) George Washington. A Collection of Speeches of the President of the United States. 282, [1] pages. 12mo, contemporary tree calf, front joint split, otherwise minor wear; intermittent foxing; later pencil signature on front pastedown. Boston: Manning & Loring, July 1796

Additional Details

Includes Washington's famous exchange with the Hebrew Congregation in Newport, pages 226-230; his farewell to the troops, pages 275-280; and dozens more. This copy with a lone erratum at the bottom of page 282. The terminal leaf is an ad for bookseller Solomon Cotton. Evans 31402; Howes W130; Sabin 101545.