Lot 21 of 539:
Three volumes on Major John André  

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Three volumes by or about Major John André
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  • An Authentic Narrative of the Causes Which Led to the Death of Major André, Adjutant-General of His Majesty's Forces in North America by Joshua Hett Smith. Mathews and Leigh, London, 1808. Period tree calf. (Front board detached). First Edition. 
  • Major André's Journal. Introduction by Henry Cabot Lodge. [W. Abatt], [Tarrytown, NY], [1930]. Reprint. (Lacking title page).
  • Andreana. Horace W. Smith, 1865. (Dampstaining to cover).

John André was a British Army officer hanged as a spy by the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War for assisting Benedict Arnold's attempted surrender of the fort at West Point, New York to the British.

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Item number:
315551
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