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    [Jeremy Belknap]. The Foresters, an American Tale. Boston: Thomas & Andrews, 1792. First edition.

    More Information: [American Revolution]. [Jeremy Belknap]. The Foresters, an American Tale: Being the Sequel to the History of John Bull the Clothier. In a Series of Letters to a Friend. Boston: I. Thomas and E. T. Andrews, 1792. First edition. Twelvemo. 216 pages. Illustrated frontispiece, second state per BAL. Footnote on page 77, state A. Contemporary full leather with morocco spine label and gilt titles. Binding with loss to front cover and spine, repaired with modern leather beneath. Covers well rubbed and with some abrading, loss, and worming. First few pages a bit proud with frontispiece detached. Minor loss and small tears at margins of a few pages. Front joint split at top and front hinge repaired. Moderate toning to front and light throughout. Very light worming to fore-edge at rear, hardly affecting margins. Overall, generally a very good copy of an exceedingly scarce book, the third work of fiction published in America. BAL 929. Evans 24086. Wright I, 289.

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