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The life of George Washington

Author: Jared SparksWilliam CroomeCharles Willson PealeGilbert StuartJohn WollastonAll authors
Publisher: Boston : Tappan and Dennet, 1844
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866.
Life of George Washington.
Boston : Tappan and Dennet, 1844 (Cambridge : Metcalf and Co., printers to the University)
Named Person: George Washington; George Washington
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jared Sparks; William Croome; Charles Willson Peale; Gilbert Stuart; John Wollaston; Joseph Andrews; George W Boynton; John Wesley Paradise; A B Durand; John Cheney; Jarvis Griggs Kellogg
OCLC Number: 70109568
Notes: "The contents of this volume are essentially the same, as those of the volume prefixed to [Spark's edition of] Washington's writings [i.e. The writings of George Washington, v. 1, Boston, 1837]"--Preface.
Originally published: Boston : Ferdinand Andrews, 1839. Cf. Sabin 88986, which includes eds. from these stereotype plates published by Tappan and Dennet, 1842 and 1843 and by Charles Tappan, 1844.
"Second edition"--Covers of pts. 11-14.
Originally issued in 14 monthly pts., beginning Aug. 1842. Title page and other prelims. in pt. 14.
Copyright date on t.p. verso: 1839; on covers of pts.: 1842.
Illustrations: 14 prints : engraving, etching ; full-page. By J. Andrews, G.W. Boynton and others, after W. Croome and others. Include 6 leaves of maps and plans; ports. of Washington after C.W. Peale and G. Stuart, engraved respectively by J.W. Paradise and A.B. Durand; port. of Martha Washington after Wollaston, engraved by J. Cheney and J.G. Kellogg. -- Additional wood-engraved port. on covers of pts.
Parts issue: Each pt. (no.) in illustrated buff paper covers. Prospectus and publisher's advertisements on p. [2-4] of covers.
Description: xix, 562 pages, [14] pages of plates : illustrations, 3 portraits, maps, facsimile ; 25 cm
Responsibility: by Jared Sparks.
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