Book #21424

Washington And The Poet - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Francis Coleman Rosenberger
Book #21424 Washington And The Poet - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Francis Coleman Rosenberger.

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: Charlottesville, VA: University Press of Virginia, 1977.
ISBN: 0813907535

A nice first edition/first printing, published as a special volume of the Columbia Historical Society and limited to 1,250 copies, 600 of which for public sale. Fine condition and seemingly unread in about Nearly Fine, lightly sunned/rubbed dust-jacket. From the collection of Betty Anderson, legendary art director of publisher Knopf in the late 20th century as evidenced by her (small and unobtrusive) inventory number.

Washington and the Poet tells the story of the friendship between George Washington and Alexander Pope, two of the most powerful and influential men in eighteenth century America. The book explores the ways that these two influential men shaped one another's lives and ideas, and how their friendship helped to shape the nation.; Records of the Columbia Historical Society of Washington, DC; 8vo; FSA.

Price: $50.00