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Baltimore. Handsome Free Frank on a full integral addressed sheet, 4to. 1 page, Baltimore, accomplished c. 1812, signed: "S. Smith". Boldly signed and in fine condition. Revolutionary War officer and Lt. Colonel in the Continental Army who was sent by George Washington to the Delaware River to stall the British occupation of Philadelphia. After the war, as a Major General, he commanded a Maryland force in the suppression of the Whiskey Rebellion. During the War of 1812 he commanded during...
Louisville: J. F. Brennan, 1855. 397pp. 8vo, green cloth, spine ends and right edges of covers worn, lacks last blank page, moderate foxing throughout. Louisville: J. F. Brennan, 1855. First Edition This work is mostly on North Carolina and its residents' participation in the American Revolution. The author was from Louisville and has included several chapters on residents from Kentucky in the American Revolution. Howes S-678. Sabin 84406.
Boston: Charles Tappan, 1845. 6 plates. xv, 612pp. 8vo, original brown cloth, spine ends and edges of corners worn, scattered light foxing, mostly to margins, including margins of all plates. Boston: Charles Tappan, 1845. Pages 1-228 are the text of the Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. Pages 229-538 are the continuation of Franklin's life by Jared Sparks.
Boston: Gray & Bowen, 1832. Detailing Events in the American Revolution, the French Revolution, and in the Political History of the United States. Frontis. 3 Vols. 8vo, original 1/2 green cloth with original paper labels, label chipped on volume III, all volumes with scattered foxing, all volumes lightly dampstained on spines. Boston: Gray & Bowen, 1832. First Edition Howes S-817. Internally, a tight bright set.
Concord: G. Parker Lyon, 1860. Also, a biography of Capt. Phinehas Stevens, and of Col. Robert Rogers... Frontis. 495pp. 8vo, original brown cloth, spine ends and edges of corners worn, corners bumped, some scattered light foxing. Concord: G. Parker Lyon, 1860. First Edition Inscription from the author on a small piece of paper pasted on the front flyleaf. Howes S-894.
Paris: Chez les Libraires Associes, 1778. Auquel on a joint les Actes d'Independence; de Confederation...Dedie a M. le Docteur Franklin. , 370pp. 16mo, 19th century 1/2 calf with marbled boards, leather label, light foxing to some pages, mostly to margins, otherwise very good. En Suisse, [i. e. Paris]: Chez les Libraires Associes, 1778. Second Edition. The earliest collection of American state constitutions printed in France. Contains early printing in French in a book of the Articles of Confederation and the...
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...
Albany: Joel Munsell, 1877. 8 plates, large folding map. 461pp. 12mo, original decorated brown cloth, inner hinges strengthened, edges of corners lightly bumped and worn, spine ends repaired, cloth lightly soiled. Albany: Joel Munsell, 1877. First Edition Presentation copy. William Stone was a lawyer in Saratoga Springs before embarking on a lengthy literary career. He authored many books including several on the American Revolution. Howes S-1036.