Lafayette in America

By: Gottschalk, Louis

Price: $40.00

Quantity: 1 available

Beautiful book, beautifully maintained. Bound in matched buffalo hide with 24 carat gold ornamentation and printing to both boards and spine. Endpapers fashioned from silk moire and there is also a red, white and blue satin ribbon marker bound in. Top edge is gilded with all gilt present and bright. Laid-in is a certification of first edition status signed by the person who hand bound it. Text is also printed on archival paper to prevent deterioration.Title page appears to be autographed, but it appears to be via auto-pen, as there is no gradation of color which would indicate variation in pressure by signer. However, it is stamped as #AE480 of the single collector's edition.This is a massive book which combines three books in one -- Lafayette Comes To America; Lafayette Joins the American Army and Lafayette and the Close of the American Revolution. It is nicely illustrated with fold-out maps and has slightly over 1000 pages.

Title: Lafayette in America

Author Name: Gottschalk, Louis

Categories: Biography, History: U.S.,

Edition: First Bicentennial Edition

Publisher: Arveyres, France, L' Esprit de Lafayette Society: 1975

Binding: Leather

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: No DJ, as Issued

Seller ID: 16987

Keywords: General Lafayette. American History