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    One of Only 136 Copies Printed

    Franklin B. Hough, editor. Diary of the Siege of Detroit in the War With Pontiac. Also a Narrative of the Principal Events of the Siege, by Major Robert Rogers; a Plan for Conducting Indian Affairs, by Colonel Bradstreet; and Other Authentick Documents, Never Before Printed. Albany: J. Munsell, 1860.

    First edition. Munsell's Historical Series No. IV. 136 copies printed. Octavo. xxiii, [3], 301, [1, blank], [1, list of subscribers] pages.

    Three-quarter leather over marbled boards, five raised bands, titles stamped in gilt on the spine. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. A beautiful, crisp copy in near fine condition.

    "136 copies printed. The diarist was Lieutenant Jehu Hay. Here first printed from his manuscript" (Howes H675).

    Field 719. Howes H675. Sabin 33138.


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