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    A Contemporary Snapshot of the American Revolution

    [American Revolution]. [Nicolas] Ponce and [François] Godefroy. Recueil D'estampes Representant Les Differents Evenemens de la Guerre qui a procure L'Independance aux Etats unis de L'Amerique. Paris: Chez M. Ponce et chez M. Godefroy, [n.d., circa 1783].

    Quarto. With seventeen richly-detailed engraved plates, including two states of plate 5, one being an etching, drawn by Ponce, Godefroy, Fauvel, Le Paon, Lausan, Le Barbier, Marillier, and William. Engraved by Ponce and Godefroy. Text in French.

    Professionally rebacked maroon morocco with gilt spine titles and gilt rules to spine and boards. Gilt fillet turn-ins. All edges gilt. One tissue guard extant. Light edge wear, some light foxing and soiling to plates. Very good condition.

    These sixteen distinct plates include not only scenes like the John Malcom incident, Yorktown, and the surrender of General Burgoyne at Saratoga, but also battles in the Caribbean. Also included are maps of the newly-formed United States and four territories ceded to France by Britain after the war.

    Howes C-576; Sabin 68421.


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