November 17, 2020 Early Arms & Militaria: Age of Exploration, Empire & Revolution
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(A) GARDEN, ALEXANDER. “Anecdotes of the Revolutionary War in America, with Sketches of Character of Persons the most Distinguished, in the Southern States, for Civil and Military Service.” Charleston [SC]: Printed for the Author, by A. E. Miller, 1822. Extremely rare First Edition. Octavo with original printer’s board, replaced spine; xi, 459 untrimmed pages, including the subscribers list. Garden was an officer in “Light Horse Harry” Lee’s Partisan Legion and his work contains invaluable accounts of the War in the South and the services of individual officers and soldiers in such, not otherwise documented. [with:] (B) LEE, HENRY. “Memoirs of the War in the Southern Department of the United States.” Washington: Peter Force, 1827. "New Edition, with Corrections Left by the Author." Octavo, with period half leather binding and marbled boards, raised bands with black morocco spine label, gilt lettering and lines; ex libris; 466 pp. One of the most famous and useful accounts of the Southern Campaigns, this second edition of Lee’s classic is but rarely encountered. CONDITION: (A) front board with soiling and lower right corner chipped; pages with light toning and foxing; marginal creasing on the title page. And (B) some splitting on upper joints of spine; bookplate and library notations on endpapers marked out; light toning and foxing to pages. JLK
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Minimum Bid: $450.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $625.00
Estimate: $900 - $1,500
Number Bids: 4
Auction closed on Tuesday, November 17, 2020.
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