Philadelphia: J.H. Pearsol & Co., 1845. First Edition. Leather bound. 8vo. Contemporary calf. Gilt lettering and decorations on spine. Large folding illustration and several text illustrations. 624 pp.
Calf quite worn. Front board detached along with front free endpaper. Leather missing at header and footer of spine. Ex-library, with mark on spine and card pasted inside front cover and endpaper. Half of frontispiece torn away. Significant foxing throughout. Folding illustration has several closed tears and curling to edges.
This is an uncommon history of the American military from the French and Indian War to the early 19th century. Features an excellent folding illustrations. (Sabin 52241). Fair. Item #1799