Author:Williams, Samuel; Davison, Gideon Miner

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SKETCHES OF THE WAR, BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND THE BRITISH ISLES INTENDED AS A FAITHFUL HISTORY OF ALL THE MATERIAL EVENTS FROM THE TIME OF THE DECLARATION IN 1812 TO AND INCLUDING THE TREATY OF PEACE IN 1815: INTERSPERSED WITH GEOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTIONS OF PLACES, AND BIOGRAPHICAL NOTICES OF DISTINGUISHED MILITARY AND NAVAL COMMANDERS

By: Williams, Samuel; Davison, Gideon Miner

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Rutland (VT), Fay and Davison: 1815

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1553

Condition: Very good


8vo (5½”x 8¾”). Two volumes in one. Vol. I: pp. 336. Vol. II: p. [337]; battle plan opposite p. 261. Contemporary full calf with a brown spine label with a smooth spine divided into 6 compartments by gold double rules. Speckled edges. The first edition of this detailed contemporary account of the events of the War of 1812. "The Sketches" were originally issued in 8 numbers during the war, and were collected together in the present volume for the first time. The author states on the verso of the title page: "Readers, who may not have perused this work, as it progressed from ... View more info