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      Sale 2455 | Lot 28
      Estimate: $400 - $600
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      • Sale 2455 Lot 28

        (AMERICAN REVOLUTION--HISTORY.) Adams, Hannah. A Summary History of New England . . . Comprehending a General Sketch of the American War. 513, [3] pages. 4to, contemporary calf, worn, rebacked with original spine label laid down; some foxing and finger-soiling, one leaf worn at edges with minimal loss of text, lacking rear free endpaper. Dedham, Massachusetts, 1799

        Estimate $400 - 600

        first edition. One of the few 18th-century American histories of the war, written by "the first woman in America who made literature a profession"--Appleton's Cyclopaedia. Evans 35075; Howes A50; Sabin 215.

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