DIARY OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION. From Newspapers and Original Documents.

(New York and London: Charles Scribner, Grand Street; Sampson Low, Son & Company, 1860).

FIRST EDITION IN VERY PLEASING ORIGINAL CONDITION. A fine historical record. The materials of these volumes are taken from Whig and Tory newspapers, published during the American Revolution, private diaries, and other contemporaneous writings. They present to the reader the same view that readers of the revolutionary period enjoyed---the manners and customs of the people, and the moral, as well as the political features of the time. All are arranged chronologically. Item #29544

2 volumes. With 12 fine engraved full-page illustrations and six folding maps, complete as called for. 8vo, publisher's original dark brown textured cloth, the spines lettered in gilt an decorated in blind, the covers with gilt central ornamental device and surrounded by an arabesque all-over design in blind. vi, 528; 559 pp. An unusually well preserved, clean, tight and crisp set. The bindings very well preserved, handsome and with only light evidence of shelving at the tips of the spine panels. The textblocks are in excellent condition.

Price: $595.00