Sep 24, 2020 - Sale 2546

Sale 2546 - Lot 34

Price Realized: $ 1,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 700 - $ 1,000
(AMERICAN REVOLUTION--HISTORY.) [Joseph Plumb Martin.] A Narrative of Some of the Adventures, Dangers and Sufferings of a Revolutionary Soldier. 213 pages. 12mo, 1/4 calf over worn printed paper-covered boards, front board detached; moderate foxing, intermittent dampstaining, 2 leaves detached, several leaves scorched on top edge with substantial loss to pages 149-158, early inscriptions on endpapers. Hallowell, ME, 1830

Additional Details

First of many editions of this popular account by a teenaged Connecticut private, which has been reprinted countless times into the 21st century. Howes M341 ("aa"); Sabin 51794. None known at auction since 2007.