Apr 27, 2017 - Sale 2444

Sale 2444 - Lot 31

Price Realized: $ 2,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(AMERICAN REVOLUTION--1779.) [Jenings, Edmund.] Considerations on the Mode and Terms of a Treaty of Peace with America. 23 pages. 8vo, disbound; moderate dampstaining and foxing. Hartford: Hudson and Goodwin, 1779

Additional Details

One of 3 American editions (priority undetermined) of an British pamphlet which argued for a swift peace with America and its allies, arguing that the terms would grow less favorable to the Crown with the passage of time. Adams, American Controversy 78-51 (re London first edition); Evans 16246; Howes C706 ("aa"). No copies of any American edition traced at auction since 1979.