Biographical Sketches of Distinguished American Naval Heroes and the War of the Revolution
Place Published: Hartford
Publisher: Published by Silas Andrus
Date Published: 1823
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hard Cover
SCARCE 1st EDITION OF IMPORTANT AMERICAN REVOLUTION BOOK
1823. Hartford: Published by Silas Andrus
First edition. 5 x 8-1/4 inches. x, , -392 pp. 3 plates (2 portraits, frontispiece of Murray, and James Monroe). Appendix: Character and official services of James Monroe; Familiar letters of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. Tree calf, rubbed along the edges and corners, sprinkled edges, split on the spine, lacking part of the cap at the spine bottom, offsetting from the plates and some foxing. Overall good condition. Signed by F.A. Canfield, the book’s printer, who donated the book to the New Jersey Historical Society, with the Society’s book plate on the front pastedown and an ex-library with de-accession stamp on the title page.
Waldo was the author of Memoirs of Andrew Jackson (1818) and The Tour of James Monroe, President of the United States Through the Northern and Eastern States, in 1817 (1818).
Full title: Biographical Sketches of Distinguished American Naval Heroes and the War of the Revolution, Between the American Republic and the Kingdom of Great Britain; Comprising Sketches of Com. Nicholas Biddle, Com. John Paul Jones, Com. Edward Preble and Com. Alexander Murray. With Incidental Allusions to other Distinguished Characters
Collection on consignment with LDRB
Good. Item #8445