Eulogies and orations on the life and death of General George Washington, first President of the United States of America.

Boston, Manning & Loring for W.P. and L. Blake, 1800.

8vo, pp. vi, [3], 10-304; some foxing and browning else a good copy in contemporary tree-patterned sheep; rebacked with gilt lettering-piece, some wear to corners and edges, endpapers renewed.

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First edition of this collection of twenty eulogies and orations to George Washington – who had died on 14 December 1799 – presented ‘as a memorial of veneration and gratitude to the “man of the age”’ (p. [7]), and including a eulogy by Thomas Paine. A list of subscribers occupies pp. [299]-304.

Evans 37383; Sabin 101803.

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