Sep 28, 2017 - Sale 2455

Sale 2455 - Lot 28

Price Realized: $ 594
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Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(AMERICAN REVOLUTION--HISTORY.) Adams, Hannah. A Summary History of New England . . . Comprehending a General Sketch of the American War. 513, [3] pages. 4to, contemporary calf, worn, rebacked with original spine label laid down; some foxing and finger-soiling, one leaf worn at edges with minimal loss of text, lacking rear free endpaper. Dedham, Massachusetts, 1799

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first edition. One of the few 18th-century American histories of the war, written by "the first woman in America who made literature a profession"--Appleton's Cyclopaedia. Evans 35075; Howes A50; Sabin 215.