Burgoyne | A State of the Expedition from Canada, 1780
PROPERTY OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE SANDYS TRUST, LOTS 109-122
A state of the expedition from Canada, as laid before the House of Commons. London: printed for J. Almon, 1780
FIRST EDITION, 4to (269 x 203mm.), folding engraved map and 5 folding engraved battle-plans (partially hand-coloured in outline, 2 battle plans with overslips), advertisement leaf at end, contemporary half calf, marbled boards, minor spotting, slightly rubbed
This volume contains Burgoyne's account of his campaign in the American Revolutionary War ending in the defeat at Saratoga in 1777.
Lord Sandys, armorial bookplate (probably Edwin Sandys, 2nd Baron Sandys, 1726-1797)
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