WHIPPLE, EDWIN P.
Title Washington and the Principles of the Revolution. An Oration Delivered
Location Published Boston
Book Number 16788
WHIPPLE, EDWIN P. Washington and the Principles of the Revolution. An Oration Delivered before the Municipal Authorities of the City of Boston, at the Celebration of the Seventy-Fourth Anniversary of the Declaration of American Independence, July 4, 1850. By Edwin P. Whipple. Boston: 1850. J.H. Eastburn, City Printer. Octavo.
Pamphlet bound in modern olive cloth spine with light tan paper over thin boards, pamphlet with light tanning and foxing, a few small dog-ears torn off. Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, (1) request to print, (1) blank, -30pp, (2) blank.
Edwin Percy Whipple (1819-1886) author, lecturer in the heyday of the lyceum movement. "He exhibited logical analysis, a playful imagination, discriminating criticism and a sensitive love of beauty... one of the most brilliant writers of our time"--John Lathrop Motley as quoted by the Dict. of Amer. Biography XX:68.
19th Century Books, Americana, Revolutionary War--U.S., George Washington, Pamphlets-America