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LOT 262

Lot 262

George Washington (American, 1732-1799)

George Washington (American, 1732-1799)
Lot 262 Details
George Washington (American, 1732-1799)

OFFICIAL LETTERS TO THE HONOURABLE AMERICAN CONGRESS, WRITTEN DURING THE WAR BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES COLONIES AND GREAT BRITAIN

2 vols., 16mo., 1st edition, in calf boards with gilt red titles to ribbed spines, Boston, Manning & Lorring, 1795
7 x 4.25 in — 17.8 x 10.8 cm

Estimate $100-$200

Realised: $1,200
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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CONDITION DETAILS

Vol. I: Front an back boards and title page detached. Vol. II: Front board and title page detached, back board missing. Both volumes with toned pages and scattered foxing throughout.

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  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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