1785 Leather Book with Inscriptions

1785 Leather Book with Inscriptions

  • The very early book was published in Hartford, CT in 1785.

    "The Conquest of Canaan" by Timothy Dwight, signed "William Griffins New York, Feby 19th 1799"

    Dedicated to George Washington, March 1785.

    Signed on the inside in ink: "Wm Griffins, His Work, August 15th 1830, with writing underneath - hard to read". Some drawings of profiles of a lady on the left side. 

    Foxing, small tears, wear to the leather.  Strong binding. Very early book.

    6 3/4" x 4" x 1 1/4"

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