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Lot 137: 8 Vols: Washington Irving, George Washington...

Waverly Rare Books Catalog Auction 12-1-2016

by Quinn's Auction Galleries

December 1, 2016

Falls Church, VA, USA

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  • 8 Vols: Washington Irving, George Washington...
  • 8 Vols: Washington Irving, George Washington...
  • 8 Vols: Washington Irving, George Washington...
  • 8 Vols: Washington Irving, George Washington...
  • 8 Vols: Washington Irving, George Washington...
  • 8 Vols: Washington Irving, George Washington...
  • 8 Vols: Washington Irving, George Washington...
  • 8 Vols: Washington Irving, George Washington...
  • 8 Vols: Washington Irving, George Washington...
  • 8 Vols: Washington Irving, George Washington...
  • 8 Vols: Washington Irving, George Washington...
  • 8 Vols: Washington Irving, George Washington...
   
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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, Baudry’s 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). [2], 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, [1], 499, [1] pp. Contemp ½ leather and cloth; Vol I’s spine loose, Vol I’s 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.

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