Lot 26 of 575:
Belknap's The Foresters, Sequel to John Bull the Clothier  

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The Foresters, An American Tale: Being a Sequel to the History of John Bull the Clothier

Belknap, Jeremy


I. Thomas and E.T. Andrews



216 pp. Illustrated with engraved frontispiece. 17x10.2 cm (6¾x4"), original full mottled calf, red morocco spine label and rule in gilt. First Edition.

Period drawing by a previous owner on endpaper. "An historical allegory, in which the whole of the occurrences of the War of Independence are dramatized. Virginia figures under the name of Walter Pipeweed, whose grandson George is Washington." Sabin 4433

Lot Amendments

Front joint and hinge cracked, wear to calf with some flaking and chips, rubbing along edges and corners of boards, some bumping to corners; rear hinge tender, toning and foxing throughout, occasional small dampstains; about very good, deserving of repair.

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