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Charles Botta
LEATHER Set;HISTORY REVOLUTIONARY WAR!AMERICAN WAR OF INDEPENDENCE--First Edition
Philadelphia: 1821. Printed in 1838. Still bound in the original full leather bindings. Complete in 2 volumes. One of the earliest and most important works on the War Of The Independence Of The United States. HISTORY OF THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA! By Charles Botta. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. Complete in 3 volumes. Printed in 1820-1821. Still bounding the original full leather bindings. With the original spine labels. ______ "Written by Carlo Botta. One of the earliest historians of the American Revolution was an Italian, Carlo Botta." In a letter to John Adams, Jefferson wrote that Botta (despite his habit of putting unattributed words into the mouths of his speakers), produced a history of the Revolution "with more detail, precision and candor than any writer I have yet met with." "Most valuable history of the Revolution up to its date" - Howes. (HOWES B636.) (SABIN 6820.) History of the War of Independence of the United States of America. Printed in English. Translated from the Italian by George A. Otis. Phila., 1820-1821. A rare and highly desirable set on the American Independence. These are the original bindings! Excellent condition, with some signs of usage, early name. Some general wear. Hinges are sound despite their age, with some abrasion and wear as visible in the pictures. This set is still bound in the original full leather bindings. This is an exceedingly early set on the Revolutionary War. In a letter to John Adams, Jefferson wrote that Botta (despite his habit of putting unattributed words into the mouths of his speakers), produced a … [Click Below for Full Description]
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