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Gleanings from the Harvest-field of American History: Part IV: Diary of David How, a Private in Colonel Paul Dudley Sargent's Regiment of the Massachusetts Line, in the Army of the American Revolution by  Henry B. (& David How & George Wingate Chase) Dawson - Hardcover - Signed - from Yellow House Books and Biblio.com

Gleanings from the Harvest-field of American History: Part IV: Diary of David How, a Private in Colonel Paul Dudley Sargent's Regiment of the Massachusetts Line, in the Army of the American Revolution

by Dawson, Henry B. (& David How & George Wingate Chase)

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Privately printed; Morrisania, NY, 1865. Limited edition, one of 250 copies signed by Dawson, this being copy #225. Quarto, 51 pages printed on heavy paper, bound in covered boards with leather spine with "Diary of David How" and "Dawson" on the spine. Printed from the original manuscript of David How, who enlisted in the Army of the American Revolution when he was 17, was one of the Minute-men, and fought at Bunker Hill. A biographical sketch of How is provided by George Wingate Chase. The diary is extensively annotated and makes for fascinating reading. Spine scuffed; back board discolored at top and at bottom corner; some staining to top edge. Contents fine except for light, almost imperceptible dampstaining along top edge and at top corner (more visible on the last leaves). An important piece of first-hand miltary history.


  • Bookseller: Yellow House Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 2641
  • Title: Gleanings from the Harvest-field of American History: Part IV: Diary of David How, a Private in Colonel Paul Dudley Sargent's Regiment of the Massachusetts Line, in the Army of the American Revolution
  • Author: Dawson, Henry B. (& David How & George Wingate Chase)
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Privately printed; Morrisania, NY, 1865
  • Bookseller catalogs: History;


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