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Memoirs Of My Own Times
Abraham Small, Philadelphia 1816 - 4 volumes, including atlas. Vol. I has all plates and tables to match Streeter; has 34 (not 42) pp of Appendix and has no errata leaves (of 2). Vol. II lacks the half title, else collates correctly. Vol. III collates, Thick octavo; atlas large quarto. Illustrated with maps and plans in atlas volume; three folding, and two coloured, 18 altogether. Rare, complete with atlas. The work begins with Wilkinson's appointment to the Continental Army in 1776 and ends with the end of the War of 1812. The Atlas illustrates battles in both wars; the text volumes are a long and detailed narrative of memoir justifying Wilkinson's actions. [Gephart 14746. Howes W429. Streeter 1706. Phillips Atlases 1344] Edges of boards a litte rubbed, some spotting and rubbing of boards, leaves a little browned and slightly foxed throughout. Contemporary name in ink on front free endpapers and title pages. Boards of atlas creased at upper edge, title page and advertisement leaves with some waterstaining, plans and maps fine full contemporary tree calf, red morocco gilt lettered spine labels, all edges stained yellow. Atlas volume in original gray boards, brown leather gilt lettered spine strip [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Randall House (ABAA)]
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