Place Published: New York
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Date Published: 1933
6 x 9 inches. xxv,(3),-309, (3). Dark blue cloth spine lettered in gilt, and no dust jacket. Bottom of spine marked (sticker removed) . Gilt type on spine and an ex personal library plate neatly placed on the inside fly leaf. Front blank separated about 3/4 way down at half-title page but holding well. Some underlining in a few spots by previous owner probably doing research. Good otherwise.
Two page typewritten note inserted at back on “The Loyalists”.
Deals with warfare on the New York frontier during the American Revolution focusing on the controversial Walter Butler of Butler's Rangers, one of the most effective units serving with the British Army during the war.
Preface by John Buchan. Illustrated from maps, photographs and other reproductions.
Contents: Preface; Introduction; The Valley of the Mohawk, 1752-1769; Butlersbury, Eve of the Revolution; The Loyalist Issues; First Battle A ctions, 1776; Spy and Prisoner, 1777; The Caldron in the Hills, 1778; Cherry Valley, 1778; The Long Northwestern Flank, 1779; Red War in the Valley, 1780; "The Winds Have Been Adverse" October, 1781; The Butlers of the Secondary Sources and Romances ; The End at Niagara; Bibliography; Index.
Good. Item #839