THE PICTORIAL FIELD-BOOK OF THE REVOLUTION; or, Illustrations by Pen and Pencil of the History, Biography, Scenery, Relics, and Traditions of the War for Independence. With Eleven Hundred Engravings on Wood, by Lossing and Barritt, Chiefly from Original Sketches by the Author. In Two Volumes. Benson J. Lossing.

THE PICTORIAL FIELD-BOOK OF THE REVOLUTION; or, Illustrations by Pen and Pencil of the History, Biography, Scenery, Relics, and Traditions of the War for Independence. With Eleven Hundred Engravings on Wood, by Lossing and Barritt, Chiefly from Original Sketches by the Author. In Two Volumes.

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1860. Third printing. Hardcover. 2 volumes, dark brown morocco and marbled boards, spines gilt; xxxii, (33)-783; viii, (9)-772, profusely illustrated. Moderate rubbing to covers, former owner names and inscriptions to front blank leaf in both volumes. Item #22176

Handsome set of this popular history of the War for Independence. Originally published in 30 serial parts in 1851-52, the first book edition followed in 1855. Praised by Sabin as containing ". . . many details and anecdotes which are not to be found in any other work; indeed, the great variety and numerous items of information contained in these volumes make the work a cyclopaedia of the American Revolution." Howes L477; Sabin 42129.

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