The Illustrated Life of Washington : with vivid pen paintings of battles and incidents, trials and triumphs of the heroes and soldiers of revolutionary times / by J. T. Headley ; together with an interesting account of Mount Vernon as it is by Benson J. Lossing ; the whole embellished with numerous steel and wood engravings, and a colored lithographic view of Mount Vernon and Washington's tomb.


Date: 1859



A nice comprehensive biography from birth to death of President George Washington, 1st President of the United States. This rare book contains 15 hand-colored plates along with a large hand colored folding plate depicting a birds eye view of Mt. Vernon. Frontispiece steel engraving of George Washington. Numerous steel and wood engravings, many of which are colored, representing battle scenes, portraits, etc.

"Illustrated with Vivid Pen Paintings of Battles and Incidents, Trails & Truimphs of the Heroes and Soldiers of Revolutionary Times -- Numerous Steel & Wood Engravings - Sold only by Subscription"

Various pages mis-numbered: pages 21-22, 271-272, 407-408, 431-432, and 467-468 omitted in numbering.

528 p. (i.e. 516) : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.

Red cloth, gold lettering, pictorial.

Publisher: New York, G. & F. Bill




California Digital Library


ISBN-10: N/A

Date Added: 2019-03-14

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