Jun 27, 2024 - Sale 2675

Sale 2675 - Lot 41

Price Realized: $ 1,125
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(AMERICAN REVOLUTION--1779.) [Joseph Galloway.] Letters to a Nobleman, on the Conduct of the War in the Middle Colonies. Folding frontispiece map. [iii]-viii, 101 pages, plus a leaf of publisher's ads. Octavo, modern buckram; lacking half-title, contemporary manuscript correction on page 63; period armorial bookplate of James Frampton laid down on front pastedown. London: J. Wilkie, 1779

Additional Details

Second edition. "Written to demonstrate the shameful misconduct of the English generals in the American war"--Sabin 26436. The map, titled "A Plan of the Operations of the British & Rebel Army in the Campaign of 1777," shows the key sites and movements west of Philadelphia. Marked as "Q" near the center is "Washington's Lines at Valley Forge in the Winter 1777." Adams, American Controversy 79-44b; Howes G43; Nebenzahl 124.