The Assault on Stony Point, by General Anthony Wayne, July 16, 1779.

DAWSON, Henry B.

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Place Published: Morrisania
Date Published: 1863

Description: Prepared for the New York Historical Society and read at its regular monthly meeting, April 1, 1862. Color folding map, many folding facsimiles and illustrative notes. viii, 156pp. 4to, handsomely bound in contemporary 3/4 red moroccco, gilt spine, spine lightly rubbed, tips of corners lightly worn, otherwise very good. Morrisania, N.Y., 1863. Limited First Edition.

Comments: One of 250 copies. Laid in are an autographed letter signed and a smaller autographed letter signed, both by Henry B. Dawson. Dawson was a magazine editor and local historian. He authored several books on New York State during the American Revolution. Howes D-152. Sabin 18930.

Edition: First
Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good(-)
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 232095


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I usually receive my packages as soon as delivered. However, this one had quite a night outside in a snow storm. Thanks to the extra care in packaging and double layer of wrapping cardboard and plastic bag, the book survived in pristine condition.... It sat in a three foot snow drift pounded by snow plows, in minus 25Temps overnight and was discovered this afternoon, the top of the package peeking out of the drift. If not for the attention to packaging and packing materials, this book would have been destroyed. Please let the people who package our treasures know that they make a difference. Whether in person or mail order, you folks rock. Best wishes from the (damned) frozen Adirondacks... - E.E.
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