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Ingri & Edgar D'Aulaire George Washington 1st w/dj  

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George Washington

D'Aulaire, Ingri & Edgar

Garden City, New York

Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.



With full color illustrations lithographed on stone in 5 colors by the authors, with b&w illustrations as well, color illustrated endpapers. (4to), original cloth-backed pictorial boards, matching dust jacket. First Edition. 

The authors are credited to be the first artists in the United States to return to the early craftsmen's method and make picture books by drawing the color illustrations directly on stone, giving the published versions the appearance of being the original. Scarce first eduition in dust jacket.

Lot Amendments

Jacket price-clipped with some soiling, some creasing and minor chips and closed tears to edges, larger chip to heel of spine and bottom corner; some wear and soiling to boards with rubbing to extremities; light toning to interior; very good.

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