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(WASHINGTON, GEORGE.) Marshall, John. The Life of George Washington. Portrait frontispiece, 10 maps. 6 volumes, including the atlas. 8vo and 4to, contemporary uniform tree sheep, moderate wear, some joints starting, atlas in original boards rebacked; foxing, offsetting as usual to the maps, minor dampstaining to atlas, Maps VI and IX worn at corners with slight loss; owner's pencil signatures on atlas title page and front free endpaper. Philadelphia, 1804-07
first edition of the first definitive biography of washington. The scarce quarto atlas contains its own title and a 22-page list of subscribers (Adams, Jefferson, and Madison are all listed). Howes M317; Sabin 44788.