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Hough, Franklin Benjamin
The Siege of Charleston, by the British Fleet and Army Under the Command of Admiral Arbuthnot and Sir Henry Clinton, which Terminated with the Surrender of that Place on the 12th of May, 1780
J. Munsell, 1867. Limited First Edition. Leather bound. Edition limited to 100, this one hand numbered no. 50. Handsomely bound in later half dark olive Morocco leather by Little, Brown & Co., with marbled paper over boards and matching endpapers. Spine with 5 raised bands and floral gilt compartments. Top edge gilt. 9" X 7 3/8". 224pp. A touch of rubbing to extremities and faint sunning to spine and top edge, else a fine copy. Illustrated in tissue-guarded, engraved frontispiece and plate, portraits of Major General Benjamin Lincoln and David Ramsay, M. D., respectively with reproductions of their signatures below. A highly presentable, well-preserved, and finely bound limited first printing of this history of the siege of Charleston during the American Revolution, collected from contemporaneous newspaper accounts and including returns of troops. (Sabin 33152, Sabin Unit 44). Near fine. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: UndergroundBks (underground_books_llc) [Carrollton, Georgia, United States]
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