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1780 1st ed Galloway to General William Howe - Joseph Galloway - 1780. [1274387]
London : Printed for G. Wilkie, No. 71, St. Paul's Church-Yard, MDCCLXXX. [1780] - 1780 1st ed Galloway to General William Howe American Revolution WAR Strategy EXTREMELY RARE & IMPORTANT / Valley Forge A rare 1st edition of Joseph Galloway’s observations of General William Howe military decisions, including critiques on how he could have won the war! General William Howe, 5th Viscount Howe (1729 – 1814) was a British Army officer who rose to become Commander-in-Chief of British forces during the American War of Independence. Howe was one of three brothers who had distinguished military careers. Joseph Galloway (1731 – 1803) was an American politician. Galloway became a Loyalist during the American War of Independence, after serving as delegate to the First Continental Congress from Pennsylvania. We find other examples of this same book for sale elsewhere for $2,550! Main author: Joseph Galloway Title: A reply to the observations of Lieut. Gen. Sir William Howe, on a pamphlet, entitled Letters to a nobleman : in which his misrepresentations are detected, and those Letters are supported, by a Variety of New Matter and Argument. To which is added, an appendix, containing, I.A Letter to Sir William Howe upon his Strictures on Mr. Galloway's private Character. II. A Letter from Mr. Kirk to Sir William Howe, and his Answer. III. A Letter from a Committee. to the President. of the Congress, on the State of the Rebel Army at Valley Forge, found among the Papers of Henry Laurens, Esq. By the author of Letters to a nobleman. Published: London : Printed for G. Wilkie, No. 71, St. Paul's Church-Yard, MDCCLXXX. [1780] Language: English Notes & contents: • 1st London edition, after the very rare New York printing of 1777 (most copies of that edition were destroyed by a New York mob) and another of 1780. • pamphlet does provide important details on the Revolution in 1777-78, the nature of the countryside, etc. • Bibliographic references: o Howes G48 “aa” o American Controversy 80-35a o Sabin 26443 • appendix includes a letter from Henry Laurens describing the want of supplies and food by the American army at Valley Forge FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: tight and secure fine leather binding Pages: complete with all 149 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such Publisher: London : Printed for G. Wilkie, No. 71, St. Paul's Church-Yard, MDCCLXXX. [1780] Size: ~8in X 5in (20cm x 13cm) FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Shipping: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Satisfaction Guarantee: Customer satisfaction is our first priority. Notify us within 7 days of receiving your item and we will offer a full refund guarantee without reservation. $1750 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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