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A HISTORY OF THE CAMPAIGNS OF 1780 AND 1781, IN THE SOUTHERN PROVINCES OF NORTH AMERICA
T. Cadell, London 1787 - Rebacked long ago with old black spine label. Front joint intact but quite weakened. Light foxing of the title-page, text quite clean throughout. Collated complete with five maps, three of them folding. All but one, the siege of Charleton, are hand-colored. Large map in front of "The Marches of Cornwallis in the Southern Provinces, Now State of North Carolina. with Virginia and Maryland, and the Delaware Counties" by William Faden, Geographer tp the King. Other maps are of the siege of Charleston, battle near Camden, battle of Guilford, and siege of York-town. Maps are all in excellent condition. Errata page is present. This is one of the most important accounts of the War from the British perspective. Biographical information on Tarleton laid-in at front, inked in an old hand from Cornhill Magazine, August 1905. Tarleton (1754-1833) was a British soldier and politician. He is best remembered for his service in the British military during the American Revolutionary War. He became known by his nicknames, "Bloody Ban" and "The Butcher" for his rather brutal tactics. 518pp. + 2 page of adverts. See Howes T37 and Sabin 94397. Quarto [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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