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Author Name    George Washington (Signature attached to proposed Bill of Rights).

Title   [Bill of Rights] Acts passed at the Second Congress of the United States of America: begun and held in the city of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday, the twenty-fourth of October, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-one: and of the United States the sixteenth. Published by authority. To which is affixed: "I am Sir, Yr Most Obed. Hble Serv./ Fort Loudoun/10th Sept 175[7]/ Go. Washington"

Binding   Full calf

Book Condition   Very Good

Edition   First

Publisher   Philadelphia Francis Childs & John Swaine [1793]

Seller ID   1511

Washington's 34 x 120 mm faded clipped closing & signature from a letter to Anthony Bacon & Company affixed diagonally to fore edge corner of front paste-down. See the University of Virginia's Papers of George Washington, Volume 4 (November 1756- October 1757) for the orphaned letter. Overall heavy wear: rubbing to corners; chipping to spine; hinges loose. Please do not hesitate to request details and/or further images. Sabin 15499 (though pagination given as 289). Marriage of a genuinely rare book with Washington's signature. Evans 26295.; 21.5x13 cm; 175,iii,[1]178-291,ii,(1)[xxiv] pages

Price = 9880.00 USD



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