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1 Muhlenberg, Henry A. The Life of Major-General Peter Muhlenberg of the Revolutionary Army.
Philadelphia Carey and Hart 1849 no First Edition Cloth Good No Jacket Ex-Library 
First edition. Dark brown ribbed cloth with decorations in blind. Xii, 13-456 pp. With a frontis portrait. A detailed account of the life of John Peter Muhlenberg, focusing primarily on his role in the American Revolution. Asked by George Washington to raise the 8th regiment of Virginia, Muhlenberg and his forces participated in the Battle of Brandywine, Germantown, Monmouth and others, as well as spending a winter at Valley Forge. Of note is a lengthy appendix reprinting many letters written by Muhlenberg and others, offering first-hand accounts of battles, military strategy and other aspects of the Revolutionary War. GOOD condition, ex-library. Name in white on the spine, with evidence of a removed pocket in the rear and a library pastedown at the inside front cover. No other markings. General fading to the cloth, with minor soiling and scuffing. Several small areas of insect damage along the cloth of the front cover hinge, more evident and extensive along the hinge of the interior front pastedown endpaper. Cloth chipped and frayed at the head and foot of the spine, with fraying at the corners. Interior solid with scattered minor foxing and some browning to the paper along the extremities. Ownership signature and date on the first endpaper. Sabin 51250. Howes M879. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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