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American History, Two Volumes, 1780 and 1809.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
125
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$2,337$1,900

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

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American History, Two Volumes, 1780 and 1809.
An Impartial History of the War in America, Between Great Britain and Her Colonies, London: For Faulder and Milliken, 1780, sometimes attributed to Edmund Burke (1729-1797) octavo, illustrated with folding map bound as frontis, and thirteen full-page full-length engraved portraits of William Howe, John Hancock, Samuel Adams, "A Real American Rifle Man," George Washington, General Arnold, Robert Hopkins, Charles Lee, Richard Howe, General Putnam, Ben Franklin, General David Wooster, and Horatio Gates, bound in contemporary boards, fancy gilt-tooled spine, rebacked, a.e.g., some occasional minor foxing, 8 x 5 in.
[and] Jedidiah Morse and Elijah Parish's A Compendious History of England, Newburyport, Massachusetts: Thomas & Whipple, 1809, second edition, 12mo, with folding engraved map as frontis, in contemporary mottled sheep, spine ruled in gilt, with the red label, joints starting, 6 3/4 x 4 in. (2)
Estimate $1,000-1,500

An Impartial History: [pi]2 (title and preface), a4, B-Z4, Aa-Zz4, Aaa-Zzz4, Aaaa-Hhhh4, [A]-[E]4, [F2].
History of New England: [pi]4, B-Z6, A-D6, [ ]6 (with final blank [ ]6).


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Keywords

Charles Lee, David Wooster, Edmund Burke, London, George Washington, Horatio Gates, Richard Howe, Robert Hopkins, Samuel Adams, William Howe, Franklin, Jedidiah Morse, Elijah Parish, United Kingdom, Massachusetts, Newburyport, New England

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