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    [Edmund Burke]. An Impartial History of the War in America Between Great Britain and Her Colonies, From Its Commencement to the End of the Year 1779. London: R. Faulder, 1780.

    First edition. Octavo. [12], 608, [44] pages. Thirteen portrait plates. Lacking map.

    Rebound in modern half calf and marbled paper over boards. Titles and decoration stamped in gilt on the spine. Light shelf wear to boards. Contents slightly toned with scattered foxing. Ghosting from plates to facing pages. Text block tight. Very good.

    Howes B975.


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    June, 2008
    4th-5th Wednesday-Thursday
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