GOOD PLUS. Scarce early printing of Weems's classic biography, best known as the source of the Cherry Tree anecdote and of the story of Washington being discovered in prayer in the snows at Valley Forge. First published in 1800. Howes W218.228 pages. Engraved folding map. Portrait. 6 engraved plates. (12mo), 7" 4", period full calf, red morocco (goatskin) label: "Tenth Edition. Greatly Improved". Some foxing and staining to endpapers. Quite scarce, particularly in original full calf binding.
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