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Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1841. Frontispiece in each volume. 2 Vols. 12mo, original blind-stamped brown cloth, scattered light foxing, mostly in margins, edges of corners bumped, spine ends lightly worn and expertly repaired on both volumes, some top margins of volume II are chipped. Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1841. Third Edition.
Paris: Chez Buisson, 1792. 2 volumes. 8vo, 1/2 contemporary calf, leather spine labels, spine ends and edges of corners lightly worn on each volume, corners lightly bumped, boards lightly rubbed, small amounts of light foxing to some pages of both volumes. Paris: Chez Buisson, 1792. First French Edition "The serious divisions in the States led Adams to study principles of government....The first volume (of the American edition of this work) appeared in America while the convention for framing a constitution.....
The Hague: Privately Printed, 1782. 96 pages. Slim 8vo, rebound in modern brown polished calf (some light dampstaining in gutter of first several leaves, otherwise rather clean; untrimmed pages a bit soft at fore-edge margin). The Hague, 1782, probably printed for private distribution. True first edition [reprinted in London later the same year]. A very scarce printing in which Adams, as commissioner to the Netherlands, secured the treaty by which that country recognized our independence. Includes an account of the.....
New York: Da Capo Press, 1969. Edited by Seth Ames. 442pp. 8vo, green cloth, corners lightly bumped, cloth lightly soiled. New York: Da Capo Press, 1969 Pages 3-91 contains the text of four speeches. The rest of the text are essays, most of which are political. From the library of Wendell Garrett with his ownership signature.
New York: Arno Press, 1969. Folding map, 7 plates, some folding. 2 Volumes. Thick 8vo, bound in full green leather. (New York: Arno Press, 1969). One page in volume 2 is misfolded from binder's error, still a very good copy. "Capt. Anburey served with Burgoyne, but this account of his travels was largely plagiarized from Burnaby, Smyth and Others." Howes A-226. Map depicts the United States from New Hampshire to Virginia. Facsimile of the London, 1789 edition.
New York: S. Colman, 1839. 174pp., Small 8vo, brown embossed cloth with paper spine label; some foxing, and damp-staining in the margins. New York: S. Colman, 1839. First Edition. A novel in the form of a dialogue, based on an incident in Benedict Arnold's life before the West Point treason. Scarce.
Plattsburgh: J. W. Tuttle, 1852. A. D. 1777, before and after. Also Short Biographies of Lieutenant Samuel Allen and Dr. Jacob Roebeck. In addition some reminiscences of Lake Champlain, reprinted in part. 32pp. + errata slip. 8vo, beautifully bound in modern 1/2 red morocco, a few words in pencil in margin of one page, slightly underlined on a few pages, margins of title page and last page are lightly soiled. Plattsburgh: J. W. Tuttle, 1852. Ebenezer Allen served with Ethan.....
New York: Yale Publishing, 1888. Color folding map, text illustrations and facsimiles. xi, 196 pages. Short slim 4to, original printed boards with blue cloth spine (corners and edges of boards worn and covers lightly soiled). New York: Yale Publishing, (1888). First edition. A good copy, internally clean. Folding map is a facsimile of the 1728 official map of New York City with the streets depicted.
Albany: Munsell, 1887. 2 portraits and 2 plates. 412pp. Thick 8vo, 3/4 blue morocco, lightly rubbed, marbled boards, t.e.g. Albany: Joel Munsell, 1887. Munsell's Histprical Series No. 16. This valuable journal records the British invasion from the North in the War of the Revolution. It is a most interesting addition to the admirable accounts left by Hadden and Pausch.