22 Jun '12, 5pm

Total for the George Washington book $9,826,500. Only Audubon has fetched a higher price, I think.

Total for the George Washington book $9,826,500. Only Audubon has fetched a higher price, I think.

WASHINGTON, GEORGE, President. UNITED STATES, First Congress, First Session. Acts passed at a Congress of the United States of America, : begun and held at the city of New-York, on Wednesday the fourth of March, in the year M,DCC,LXXXIX. and of the independence of the United States, the thirteenth. Being the acts passed at the First Session of the First Congress of the United States, to wit, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New-York, New-Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina, and Georgia; which eleven states respectively ratified the Constitution of Government for the United States, proposed by the Federal Convention, held in Philadelphia, on the seventeenth of September, one thousand eight hundred and seven . New York: Printed by Francis Childs and John Swaine, Printers to the United States, [1789].

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