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"

By: George Washington (Signature attached to proposed Bill of Rights).

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Book Condition: Very Good


Full calf. 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.; 21.5 x 13 cm; 175, iii, [1] 178-291, ii, (1) [xxiv] pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. First Edition.

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"

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

Categories: Americana,

Edition: First

Publisher: Philadelphia, Francis Childs & John Swaine: [1793]

ISBN Number 13: 9781751178291

Binding: Full calf

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 2932