1788 1ed Israel Putnam American Revolutionary War Battles Humphreys Revolution

HUMPHREYS, David

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David Humphreys’ ‘Life of Israel Putnam’ is one of the best biographies of Revolutionary War general Israel Putnam.

 

According to the DAB, Humphreys

“had a natural talent for military science, and there are few more intelligent contemporary pictures of certain important campaigns, notably the battle of Long Island and the retreat from Harlem, than those contained in his [essay on the life of Putnam].”

Larned states that this work

“is accurate and corrects many errors of [other authors]. It is full of anecdotes about Putnam.”

 

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1788 1ed Israel Putnam American Revolutionary War Battles Humphreys Revolution

 

David Humphreys’ ‘Life of Israel Putnam’ is one of the best biographies of Revolutionary War general Israel Putnam.

 

According to the DAB, Humphreys

“had a natural talent for military science, and there are few more intelligent contemporary pictures of certain important campaigns, notably the battle of Long Island and the retreat from Harlem, than those contained in his [essay on the life of Putnam].”

Larned states that this work

“is accurate and corrects many errors of [other authors]. It is full of anecdotes about Putnam.”

 

Item number: #16067

Price: $2500

 

HUMPHREYS, David

 

An essay on the life of the Honorable Major-General Israel Putnam : addressed to the State Society of the Cincinnati in Connecticut

 

Hartford [Conn.] : Printed by Hudson and Goodwin, 1788. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • vi, 187, [1]
  • References: Howes H 794; Sabin 33804; Larned 1465; Evans 21160; DAB IX p.373
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~6.5in X 4.25in (16.5cm x 10.5cm)
  • Very rare and desirable

 

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16067

Categories

Americana, American History

Military & War

Authors

HUMPHREYS, David

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete