Lot 137: 8 Vols: Washington Irving, George Washington...
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [Washington/Irving/History] 4 Titles (8 Vols). ++ Washington Irving. ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN BONNEVILLE, OR SCENES BEYOND THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS OF THE FAR WEST. Paris, Baudrys European Library, Rue du Coq, near the Louvre. Sold also by Amyot, Rue de la Paix; Truchy [et. al.], 1837. 1st Continental European edition. Sabin 351825. BAL 10150-10151. Howes I-85 describes the Paris edition as 2v in 1, but this shows no obvious sign of containing a second volume, no sign of ever having had a second volume, and the only library record in Worldcat is for a single volume. (OCLC 38639471). , 303pp. Lacking series title. Leather; rubbed. Minor foxing, interior very good. ++ Jared Sparks. THE LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON, Commander-In-Chief of the American Armies, and First President of the United States: To which are added, his Diaries and Speeches 2 Vols. Lon: Henry Colburn, 1839. Vol I: xii, 486pp. Vol II: vii, , 499,  pp. Contemp ½ leather and cloth; Vol Is spine loose, Vol Is joints weak. Surface chipping. Frontises dampstained. ++ J. S. Buckingham. AMERICA, HISTORICAL, STATISTIC, AND DESCRIPTIVE. 3 Vols. Fisher, Son, & Co., (nd), (preface dated 1841), [1842 or later]. 8vo. Contemp ½ leather and cloth; fair. Foxed. Frontis and folding map. ++ WIlliam Robertson. THE HISTORY OF AMERICA. 2 Vols. J. G. & F. Rivington, 1832. Thick 12mo. Brown cloth, yellow eps. Sunned, hinges cracked. 2 folding maps and 1 frontis port. 11.6 Lb.