Boston: Howe & Norton, 1825. hardcover. very good(-). in the Years 1689, 1690, 1692, 1696 and 1704. With Some Account of the Divine Providence towards Col. Benjamin Church. By His Son...To which is now added, an Index, Copious Notes and Corrections by Samuel G. Drake. Frontispiece of King Philip. 304pp. 12mo, modern 3/4 burgundy morocco, morocco lightly rubbed, many pages with light browning, scattered light foxing, including Frontis. Boston: Howe & Norton, 1825. Captain Benjamin Church formed and led the first ranger company in the American Colonies during King Philip's War from 1675 to 1678 "Most popular early account of this war, based on information obtained from the author's father, a participant." Howes C-405. This printing is the third edition, which followed two now scarce 18th century editions. Samuel G. Drake was a Boston bookseller and author of many books on Colonial history and Native Americans. The contribution by Samuel G. Drake to this work is his first published book. (Inventory #: 268732)
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