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Kurz and Allison George Washington Lithograph and Two (2) Biographies: Washington and Lafayette. 1st item: Kurz and Allison lithographed bust-length portrait of President George Washington. Later parcel gilt stained frame. Sight – 24 1/4" H x 18 1/2" W. Framed – 34 1/2" H x 28 1/2" W. 2nd item: THE LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON by David Ramsay, M.D., published by D. Mallory & Co., 2nd edition, 371 pages including appendix, 1811. Brown leather and cardboard books bound with "criss-cross" thread pattern along each side of spine decorated with gilt horizontal lines and red leather with title. 7 1/4" H x 4 1/2" W x 1 3/8" D. 3rd item: MEMOIRS OF GENERAL LA FAYETTE, published by Russell Robbins, 455 pages with appendix, 1825. Brown leather and cardboard bound book, spine decorated with gilt bands of Greek keys and floral patterns. Lithographic image of Lafayette on frontispiece, signed "Lafayette" in stone, bottom center. Inscribed "David M. Harding State of Tennessee. Davidson County" in pencil, first page, list of amounts of colors, in pencil, second page. 7 1/4" H x 4 3/8" W x 1 7/8" D. Provenance: the estate of Sarah Hunter Hicks Green, formerly of Historic Devon Farm, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: 1st item: 1 1/3" spot of discoloration lower left, line of discoloration across center, couple other spots of foxing. 2nd item: Book in fragile condition. Worn covers, leather missing, top and bottom corners of front cover, 1/2" section, top right of back cover. Leather on spine cracked, missing, top and bottom. Thread from binding missing, crumbling. Severe foxing spots, water damage, on majority of pages. 3rd item: Some white staining on front cover. Leather on spine cracked. Worn around spine and edges of covers. Severe foxing spots on majority of pages, white stains, top right edge of first few pages.