London: Printed for T. Cadell, in the Strand, 1775. Second edition, printed within a few days of the... Read More
London: Printed for J. Almon, Opposite Burlington-House, Piccadilly, 1780. Second edition. A British Defeat in the Revolutionary War. Burgoyne's well-written account of the disastrous British military expedition from Canada in 1777. While his army was intended to descend from Canada to cut the states of New England off from the...
London: J. Dodsley, 1770. Second edition, first printing. "a volume might be written on this melancholy subject" Burke analyzes several issues troubling the country, inlcuding the situation in America; he "touches briefly on the effect of the current state of affairs in the colonies and the colonists's growing feeling of...
London: Printed by T. Bensley Published for the Author, 1809. First Edition, with rare errata slip tipped in at half-title. Campbell's famous narrative poem.
Cheerry Valley: The Cherry Valley Gazette Print, 1880. Thirdt Edition. An important contribution to the history of New York's border wars, and a book that excited much attention, inspiring several other frontier histories in New York and adjoining states. "A pioneer work in the annals of early western New York...
Tripoli: 14 July 1799. This letter unites two American consuls to the Barbary states in a proposed business venture involving various goods. Both James Leander Cathcart and William Eaton had been appointed as consuls by President John Adams. In this letter Cathcart proposes a joint business venture to Eaton (likely...
London: Printed for John Stockdale, Piccadilly, 1794. "New edition, Corrected, and Improved" (i.e. third edition, first published in 1782). "Written to dispel the gloomy apprehensions of those who supposed that the country was in a ruined state at the close of the American war; and it successfully accomplished its object" (McCulloch).
London: 1794. A new edition, corrected and improved. Commercial history of Britain, outlining the impact of various wars, most especially the American Revolution, on the nation's trade and commerce.
New York: Printed by Hugh Gaine, 1771. First edition. Thomas Bradbury Chandler (1726-1790) was a Loyalist clergyman, devoted to the Anglican Church, who advocated the appointment of bishops for the American colonies. A debate arose between him and Dr. Charles Chauncy of Boston, which this publication pursues. On the approach...
Paris: 1784. Important Work on the Laws Governing Privateers. An important work on French privateering law, listing the laws chronologically from 1400 to 1784. This work was compiled by Daniel Marc Antoine Chardon, who served as intendant of St. Lucia (1763), intendant of Corsica, as well as several other posts...
Philadelphia: May 13th 1780. THE OTHER FRENEAU. A letter complaining bitterly of compensation recieved for a horse. Reading in part: "I am informed that you have recd. £50 for the Horse that I lost in Mr. Budinot's service, this sum is so far from making me any satisfaction that I....
New York: The Penguin Press, February 24, 2004. Advanced proof preceding the first edition. Rare advanced uncorrected proof.
New York: The Penguin Press, 2004. First Edition.
Paris: Librairie des Bibliophiles, 1883.
New York: The De Forest Publishing Company, 1934. First edition, one of 150 copies printed for Edward Small Moore and Paul Moore, at the Argus Press, Albany. The paper is Rives, Moldmade, Ivory and the type face is Aldine Bembo.
Manour Livingston [New York]: April 18, 1783. "I have just receiv'd Information from Mr. Westly, father in law to Mr McDugale, that his farm and furniture have been seized ... He entered into an agreement to purchase that farm from me in the year 1779 but never has performed a....
Paris: 1778. First edition. An early French account of the Revolution, published about the time of the French entry into the war on the side of the Americans. "Day-by-day account of events from Gage's arrival at Boston until French recognition" - Howes. With the Treaty of Amity and Commerce concluded...
Baltimore: August 9, 1783. Royalist Maryland politician Daniel Dulany the Younger (1722-1797) writes to Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer (1723-1790) concerning the loss of his son’s shares in the Baltimore Company. “… after my son went to England it was thought to be expedient to add to the stock of.....
New York: May 1890. Parson Samuel Webster Jr. was a minuteman from Temple, N.H. He died in 1777 at the age of 34.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, . First edition, later printing, publisher's red boards.
London: J. Debrett, 1797. 34th edition. A British view of the conflict which brought tensions and a split between the United States and France in an "undeclared war." Erskine spends some time comparing the French and American revolutions, pointing out the differences with respect to the British perspective. This work.....
London: J. Debrett, 1797. First edition. Very popular and oft-reprinted work. A British view of the conflict which brought tensions and a split between the United States and France in an "undeclared war." Erskine spends some time comparing the French and American revolutions, pointing out the differences with respect to.....
[Paris]: 1782. First edition, first issue. Authorship of this work is uncertain, but Howes theorizes that one Captain Walsh is the author. Whoever wrote it served as an officer in the Comte d'Estaing's squadron and is highly critical of his conduct. This work describes the operations of the French fleet.....
Speyer, Austria: 22 October 1792. Document payorder for firewood for the French Army encamped at Speyer ("pour le chauffage de l'armée au Camp et Corps de Gardes"), signed by General Adam Philippe, Comte de Custine and Claude Blanchard. Both Custine (1740-1793) and Blanchard (1742-1802) fought in the American Revolution. Custine...
London: Printed for G. G. and J. Robinson, 1795. Second edition. In Original Boards.
London: Printed for the Editor; and sold by J. Bew, 1779. First edition. Financing the Revolution. A satire. Often attributed to Richard Tickell as it imitates the tone of Tickell's “Anticipation” published the year before. Purports to contains speeches made in the Houses responding to the King's speech on the.....