Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1968. Leather bound. 780 pp. Octavo. [23.5 cm]. Bound in brown leather with elaborate gilt ornamentation. All edges gilt. Gilt titled stamped on spine. Raised bands. Bronze satin ribbon page marker laid in. Collector's Notes included from the publisher. Corners sligthly scuffed and gilt edges very subtely scratched. Very good+. Item #61103
Freeman's account of Washington goes beyond narrating our first president's biography, and informs the reader through the ways Washington's unanimous rise to presidency set precedent for the nation.