Freidel, Frank; Lonnelle Aikman. George Washington – Man and Monument

Frank Freidel and Lonnelle Aikman

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Freidel, Frank; Lonnelle Aikman. George Washington – Man and Monument

Washington D.C.: Washington National Monument Society, 1965. Hardback 4to; signed, limited edition (63/150). 74 pp. Blue cloth; gilt lettering and script to front board; marbled endpapers; signed on limitation page by Washington National Monument Society president U.S. Grant III; typewritten letter signed by Grant tipped in to front pastedown. Condition: Very good. Moderate rubbing to head and tail of spine and to corners. Signed letter condition: Fine. $175

The first part of this wonderful tribute is a brief biography of the Father of our Country, lavishly depicted with paintings, drawings, and sculptures, most from the nineteenth century. The second part of the book focuses on the conception, construction, and dedication of the Washington Monument, also documented with numerous paintings and photographs.

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