Rare Books Lafayette In America 1st Bicentennial Signed Limited Edition 1975 History Books for Readers Gift Collectible Autographed Books

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This is a near fine (almost like new) hardcover bound in genuine leather. First Bicentennial Edition 1975. This copy is crisp and clean inside and out. The pages are still crisp and clean with no markings seen. This signed limited edition is bound in genuine leather with Smyth sewn binding for durability and quality. Top page edges tipped in 24k gold. Attached red white and blue satin bookmark. The edition was privately printed and bound. Printed on archive text to exceed the standards of the U.S. National Historical Publications. Gold design and lettering on cover. Bound in genuine top-grain leather. Medium octavo book size or 6.5" x 9.5" with 458 pages.


Lafayette In America by Louis Gottschalk is the historical account of Marquis de Lafayette, a French aristocrat who sailed to America in 1777 to fight for the American Revolution. It chronicles his trip from France to America, his involvement in the Revolution, including meeting George Washington and others. The author uses historical letters, documents, diaries, and more to provide a detailed account of this historic period in American history.
This copy includes the publisher's original certification of First Edition and is a signed and limited edition signed by Louis Gottschalk, the author. In features 6 bound-in plates on Woodbine enamel that are direct lithographs of the original Revolutionary War maps.

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