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Ramsey's The History of the American Revolution 1815  

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The History of the American Revolution

Ramsay, David

Lexington, KY

Downing and Phillips



2 volumes. 501 pp; 488 pp. Frontis portrait of George Washington in volume II.  (8½ x 5½"), contemporary (original) full tree calf bindings with gilt ruling and gilt printed leather labels to the spines. 

David Ramsay was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, educated at Princeton and served in the South Carolina Militia during the Revolutionary War as a field surgeon.

Donated by Hoffman Books, Columbus, OH.

Lot Amendments

The bindings show scuffing and heavy edgewear (more with volume II) and the contents show heavy toning, foxing and offsetting. The title page of Volume I has an early paper restoration and the title page of Volume II is cut at the top (with the loss of the "The" in the title) - probably from the removal of owner's signature.

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