The Assault on Stony Point, by General Anthony Wayne, July 16, 1779
first edition hardcover
1863 · Morrisania
by DAWSON, Henry B.
Morrisania, 1863. First. hardcover. very good(-). Prepared for the New York Historical Society and read at its regular monthly meeting, April 1, 1862. Color folding map, many folding facsimiles and illustrative notes. viii, 156pp. 4to, handsomely bound in contemporary 3/4 red moroccco, gilt spine, spine lightly rubbed, tips of corners lightly worn, otherwise very good. Morrisania, N.Y., 1863. Limited First Edition. One of 250 copies. Laid in are an autographed letter signed and a smaller autographed letter signed, both by Henry B. Dawson. Dawson was a magazine editor and local historian. He authored several books on New York State during the American Revolution. Howes D-152. Sabin 18930. (Inventory #: 232095)