Publisher: Paris: Dentu, Imprimeur-Libraire, 1807.
Edition: First edition of the first French translation.
Bibliographical References: Sabin 44793; Howes M-317.
Condition: Slight browning to the paper (some signatures more noticeably than others; some fine); occasional stains and minor paper flaws; bindings slightly worn; very good set in contemporary state.
Book ID: 27031
Description5 vols, 8vo, contemporary quarter calf, marbled paper boards, red and black leather spine labels, gilt rules and lettering. Frontis portrait in volume one. Half-titles present; half-title in volume one is a cancel.
Comments¶ John Marshall's famous biography of George Washington, translated into French from the English by Pierre François Henry. From the Washingtonian Library of Foster Stearns, with his bookplate on the front paste-downs; small ink stamp on the title-pages of Liberia Galeria, dated 1913. This set is without the accompanying folio atlas.