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(Revolutionary War)

Auction:
2300
Lot:
333
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$3,525$3,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2300
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 30, 2005 11:00AM

Description:

(Revolutionary War), St. Valier, Joly de Histoire Raisonnee des Operations Militaires et de la Derniere Guerre Suivie D'Observations sur Le Revolution, Liege, 1783, with ten page supplement, old calf, 8vo, (rubbed, interior crisp). Sabin 36428.Note: Written by a soldier of fortune who offered his services to the British without success. He retaliated in this vindictive tract, for which he was imprisoned and his book banned. It emphasizes French naval operations. The rare supplement is not always found with the book and in it the author gives some account of his differences with Sir Joseph Yorke.
Estimate $300-400

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