Life of Joseph Brant, (Thayendanegea); including the Border Wars of the American Revolution.

STONE, William L.

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Price: $1,250.00

Place Published: Albany
Publisher: Munsell
Date Published: 1864

Description: Illustrated with 4 portraits and 3 plans. 2 volumes, tall thick 4to, contemporary 3/4 tan calf, leather spine labels, marbled boards, t.e.g.; (lightly rubbed). Albany: J. Munsell, 1864. Very good (+).

Comments: One of only 50 large paper copies. "best edition, with index added." Howes S-1040. Field 1509.

Edition: Limited
Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good(+)
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 112620

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