Book #59046

The Book-Peddling Parson: an Account of the Life and Works of Mason Locke Weems, Patrio, Pitchman, Author and Purveyor of Morality to the Citizenry of the Early United States of America

Lewis Leary

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 1984.
ISBN: 0912697091

Price: $50.00

A Fine edition housed in a dust-jacket that bears some wear to the outer edges, otherwise Near Fine.

Mason Locke Weems is most well-known for his book, The Life and Times of George Washington. Weems was a book peddler and pitchman who worked in Philadelphia during the early days of the United States. He was also an author and purveyor of morality to the citizenry.; 8vo; 158 pages.