The Narrative of Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Clinton, relative to his Conduct during part of his Command of the King's Troops in North America; particularly to that which respects the unfortunate Issue of the Campaign of 1781.

London: J. Debrett, 1783. hardcover. With an Appendix, containing Copies and Extracts of those Parts of his Correspondence with Lord Germain, Earl Cornwallis, Rear Admiral Graves &c. Bound with: Cornwallis, Earl. An Answer to that part of the Narrative of Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Clinton, which relates to the Conduct of Lieutenant-General Earl Cornwallis, during the Campaign in North America, in the Year 1781. folding table. errata slip. 2 volumes in one. 8vo, bound in early 19th century marbled boards, crudely rebacked with modern black cloth spine, edges of boards worn, boards soiled, first two pages and last two pages browned in corner margin, some very light foxing. London: J. Debrett, 1783. good.

Fourth edition of Clinton's defense of his failure to aid Cornwallis at Yorktown. Bound with the first edition of Cornwallis' reply in which Cornwallis defends his conduct and blames Henry Clinton for the loss at Yorktown. Howes C-496. Howes C-781.

Price: $1,500.00

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