Life of George Washington (Annotated)
Independently Published, 29. nov. 2017 - 252 strani
*This Book is annotated (it contains a detailed biography of the author). *An active Table of Contents has been added by the publisher for a better customer experience. *This book has been checked and corrected for spelling errors.Washington Irving's Life of George Washington (published in five volumes in 1856-59) was the product of his last years and remains his most personal work. Christened with the name of the great general, Irving was blessed by Washington while still a boy of seven, and later came to know many of the prominent figures of the Revolution. In these pages he describes them using firsthand source material and observation. The result is a book which is fascinating not only for its subject (the American Revolution), but also for how it reveals in illuminating detail the personality and humanity of a now remote, towering icon.
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LibraryThing ReviewUporabnikova ocena - Rockhead515 - LibraryThing
Excellent biography! More history not directly involving Washington then I expected, but very interesting. The writing flow is great though when quoting old letters it can take a couple of readings to fully understand it. 1 down 4 to go Celotno mnenje
LibraryThing ReviewUporabnikova ocena - andyray - LibraryThing
this is the first of five volumes (plus a map book) written by John Marshall, the first chief justice of the United States. This is first edition, leatherbound, This first edition is a history of the colonies from the 16th century until the states' rebellion against the mother country. Celotno mnenje