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A History of the American Revolution; Comprehending the Principal Events both in the Field and in the Cabinet Which Are Added the Most Important Resolutions of Continental Congress and Many of the Most Important Letters of Gen. Washington by  Paul Allen - First edition thus, using sheets from 1819 edition with new titl - 1822 - from James Cummins Bookseller and Biblio.com

A History of the American Revolution; Comprehending the Principal Events both in the Field and in the Cabinet Which Are Added the Most Important Resolutions of Continental Congress and Many of the Most Important Letters of Gen. Washington

by Allen, Paul

Condition: Contemporary mottled calf, black leather labels. Some foxing, very good. Signed E.S. Wilkinson on title-pages


Baltimore: Printed for Franklin Betts. wm. Woody, Jr. printer, 1822. First edition thus, using sheets from 1819 edition with new title-page. xi, 592; xiii, 510 pp. 2 vols. 8vo. Contemporary mottled calf, black leather labels. Some foxing, very good. Signed E.S. Wilkinson on title-pages. First edition thus, using sheets from 1819 edition with new title-page. xi, 592; xiii, 510 pp. 2 vols. 8vo. Sabin notes that, although the author given on the title-page is Paul Allen, the work was actually written by John Neal and "Mr. (Tobias) Watkins."  A standard history of the war, including some letters of George Washington. Sabin 854; Howes A155; see BAL 14855 note: "Allen projected a History of the American Revolution, the most of which...was written by his friends Neal and Watkins"




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