(Boston: First National Bank of Boston, April, 1975).

A MINT COPY of this very readable and good basic history of the beginnings of the American Revolutionary War and the movement of forces along the Battle Road from Concord to Lexington on April 19, 1775. The book is filled with good illustrations and is a very useful book for this extraordinary moment in the history of the United States. There is ample material on matters leading up to the revolution and the results of the engagement with British forces in and around Boston, Concord, Lexington and the environs. Item #70141

First Issue of this 200th anniversary celebratory work, second issue of the work in all. Illustrated throughout, on nearly every page in both colour and sepia, depicting scenes, locations, battle plans, charts, maps and historical objects of the time. 8vo, publisher's original full calf binding, the spine and upper cover lettered and decorated in brown, marbled endleaves, original glassine protective wrap still present. [2], 74, maps pp. A mint and pristine copy, a rare survival thus.

Price: $45.00