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Title:Diaries and Sketches in America, 1762-1780
Item ID:RE00-54271
Publisher:NYPL, New York
Binding:Hardcover (Quarter Leather)
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:No
NYPL, Hardcover (Quarter Leather), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First, Signed by person(s) connected with book

ARCHIBALD ROBERTSON. Diaries and Sketches in America, 1762-1780, New York Public Library, 1930. Heavy quarto, copy No. 198 of an edition of 230, pp. x, 300, 1 (limitation page), 63 collotype plates, some double-page, marbled paper-covered boards quarter-bound in brown calf with gilt lettering and library call numbers on spine, signed on the limitation page by editor Harry Miller Lydenberg. Apparently ex-library, although there are no internal marks. The writer-artist was a British Army general and engineer who saw extensive action in the Colonies during a volatile time. He was near the commander and chief through the Revolutionary War to the end at Yorktown. Condition of this book: Very good and sound with chipping and rubbing at extremities, faint stain at fore edge, clean inside, bright. Special Limited Edition, first issue in this format. Size: Quarto. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; United States; 18th century; Military & Warfare. Signed by person(s) connected with book. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54271.
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