Jun 27, 2024 - Sale 2675

Sale 2675 - Lot 40

Price Realized: $ 1,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(AMERICAN REVOLUTION--1779.) Candid and Impartial Narrative of the Transactions of the Fleet, under the Command of Lord Howe. 44 pages. 8vo, stitched; minor toning; uncut. London: J. Almon, 1779

Additional Details

First edition, issued without the folding map. The presumed author Thomas Louis O'Beirne was the chaplain of Howe's fleet. "Praises Lord Howe and abuses the ministry, particularly Lord Sandwich"--Sabin 10658. Adams, American Controversy 78-78a; Howes O4 ("aa").