Jun 27, 2024 - Sale 2675

Sale 2675 - Lot 42

Price Realized: $ 2,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 700 - $ 1,000
(AMERICAN REVOLUTION--1779.) David Hartley. Letters on the American War. [2], ii, 126 pages. 8vo, disbound; moderate wear and soiling to title page only, lacking final (blank?) leaf. London: Almon, et al., 1779

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Fifth edition. A Member of Parliament blames short-sighted leaders for a pointless and destructive war. Argues that "the road . . . is still open to national reconciliation between Great-Britain and America." Adams, American Controversy 78-41f; Howes H266; Sabin 30689.