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NY & London: The Century Co., (1928).. (1928).. Good. - 8vo, tan cloth backed decorative gilt & brown boards (bumped & rubbed; cloth slightly faded & soiled) titled in black with pictorial pink & black label (rubbed) mounted on front cover . ix & 212 pp. (ink inscription on front pastedown; small surface tear to 1 page). Illustrated in B&W with portrait frontispiece & 7 B&W plates. Good.
Stated first printing. "A purveyor of American folk-lore, whether distilled from native legends or the synthetic product of his own fecund imagination...," Weems was the source of the story of Washington and the cherry tree. First Edition.
Title: PARSON WEEMS OF THE CHERRY-TREE; Being a Short Account of the Eventful Life of The Reverend M. L. Weems, Author of Many Books and Tracts, Itinerant Pedlar of Divers Volumes of Merit: Preacher of Vigour and Much Renown and First Biographer of G. Washington. Faithfully set down by a latter-day scrivener and writer of noteworthy lives
Publisher: NY & London: The Century Co., (1928).: (1928).
Book Condition: Good
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 383
Keywords: AMERICANA; WEEMS, M. L.; BIOGRAPHY; PREACHER; WASHINGTON, GEORGE.