The Life of George Washington: With Curious Anecdotes, Equally Honourable to Himself and Exemplary to His Young Countrymen
Philadephia: Printed for Matthew Carey, 1810. Small Octavo. Item #028308
228 pages, folding map before the engraved frontispiece, six other engravings present. The 10th edition (the first with the folding map). The map here pictures the country even beyond the Mississippi showing "N.W. Territory", "Indiana Territory," and "Louisiana" Map shows W. Barker, sculp. The same engraver who did maps in Carey's Pocket Atlas. Early repairs to map, original calf binding with red morocco label. Page 147 with repair near outer margin with loss of one word, a few of the engravings have an old repairs, scattered foxing or toning. A very good copy. [Howes w-218; Sabin 10486, Skeel 19, Shaw & Shoemaker 22003].