A History of the Campaigns of 1780 and 1781, in the Southern Provinces of North America.

London: Printed for T. Cadell, 1787. First edition. 4to. vii, (1), 518, (2, ad leaf) pp. Five maps, three of them folding, all with some hand-colored outline. A large folding map outlines the Cornwallis campaigns in the South, the others are plans of the sieges of Charleston and Yorktown and the battles of Camden and Guilford Court House. Howes T-37 ("b"). Sabin 94397. Clark Old South I, 317. Gephart 6589. Church 1224: "This book has great value, especially because it contains many documents that cannot be found elsewhere without great labor ... as a narrative it is spoiled by the vanity of the author, who distorts events in order to place his own services in a favorable light." Turnbull I, p. 261. Thornton 13562. Weeks, p. 50. Haynes 18053. Sowerby "Library of Thomas Jefferson" 491. Folding map with early repairs on verso securing closed tears, a little loss at one corner fold, old light tideline on title page and following ten leaves, but a very good copy in a solid new binding. Recent brown three-quarter calf and marbled boards, leather spine labels. (8357). Item #62650

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