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

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.

$250.00

Historical Sketches of O\'Connell and His Friends with a Glance at the Future Destiny of Ireland
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Historical Sketches of O'Connell and His Friends with a Glance at the Future Destiny of Ireland

By McGee, Thomas

Patrick Donahoe, Boston, 1854. 4th edition of a title first published in 1845. Octavo bound in dark brown, blind-stamped pebbled boards, 208 pp. Much of the book concerns Irish history at the time of Daniel O'Connell, the Liberator of Ireland. The author was a founder of the Young Ireland Party and fled to America in 1848, where he espoused the Irish cause through journalism, poetry and oratory. VG+ (top edge darkened, slight wear to spine tips and corners, light foxing. A nice-looking, tight copy.

$100.00