Boston, 1776. pp. 20th-century boards with blue cloth spine, gilt. Bookplate on front and rear pastedowns. Each leaf tipped onto tissue; some leaves trimmed a bit close. Good, with the bookplate of Benjamin DeForest Curtiss. Revolutionary-era almanac with a woodcut map entitled, "A View of the Present Seat of War, at and near New-York," showing Manhattan and parts of Staten Island, Long Island, and New Jersey, and indicating Gen. Washington's lines, Bunker Hill, and other points of interest. This map is a variation on similar maps published in almanacs for 1777 by Isaac Warren and Samuel Stearns. Also included is the author's caustic "An Address to the Tories," dated Oct. 8, 1776, and at the head of the calendar for each month is a different patriotic motto. SABIN 42402. EVANS 14829. DRAKE 3264. (Inventory #: WRCAM43393)
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