Wirt, William. Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry
Wirt, William. Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry

Wirt, William. Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry

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Wirt, William. Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry (The Library of American Freedoms). Birmingham, Alabama: Palladium Press, 2002. Privately printed. [9566]

Olive leather stamped in gilt, 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches, marbled end papers, all page edges gilt, tight. Modern introduction by Wayne LaPierre. [5], portrait, (xv.), [1], (1)-427, [1], (i)-xii, [1], (1). Complete. Very good. Full leather.

A facsimile reprint of the 1818 third edition, corrected by the author, with an additional new introduction by LaPierre.

"This special edition of Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry, by William Wirt, has been privately printed for the members of The Library of American Freedoms. Film was prepared from an original 1818 edition. The book was printed and bound by Quebecor World. Binding leathers are furnished by the Cromwell Leather Company. Endleaves are heavy marbled paper. Edges are gilded and spines are brass-die stamped in 22-karat gold. Cover stampings and design of the edition by Sela Ordewer." - colophon.