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folding map, a few maps in the text. x, 200pp. + errata. 12mo, original cloth; (folding map is loose, spine ends worn, cloth soiled, pencil marks in margins). N.p., 1877. Author was a minister of the Protestant Episcopal Church who preached throughout Virginia. He was also a local church historian and native of Culpeper County. Howes S-546. Sabin 81707.
London: 1793. Map. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 10.75" x 12.75". This battle plan of the Siege at Yorktown is an important contemporary representation of an important historical moment in the American Revolution. This second issue of the map, originally published in Banastre Tarleton's "A History of the Campaigns of 1780 & 1781" is from a re-engraving made for Stedman's 1793 "History of the American War." The battle involved a surprise attack by the French and the Americans on Cornwallis's troops.....
New York: Harper, 1871. By Porte Crayon, (pseudonym). 138 Illus. by the author. 300pp. + 4pp. of publisher's ads. 4to, brown cloth, bottom of spine and edges of corners worn, cloth lightly soiled. New York: Harper, 1871. A collection of sketches set in Virginia that first appeared in Harper's New Monthly Magazine during the 1850s. Howes S-1084. Wright II, 2405.