Philadelphia: David McKay, 1904. Four volumes. 8vo. Each volume with frontispiece portrait of Washington. Half-calf and marbled boards, spines gilt in compartments. Joints starting with some wear to spines and corners, front cover of volume II unattached. From the library of Louis E. Goodman, with his bookplate. Item #10945
Later edition of the author’s celebrated biography of America’s first president. Finished at the end of his own life, Irving saw this work as his masterpiece.