Octavo. expertly rebacked preserving the original spine, full polished brown calf ruled in gilt, moroco gilt spine labels, all edges gilt, gray endpapers. Rare. [Not in Gephart (see 3266). Howes (V93). Sabin 99558]. Front hinge weak but firm, some wear in spine channels and ends, rubbing of edges, old name ("Lord Blanty") in ink at top of title page, interior fine The second edition, same year as the first. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: A View Of The Evidence Relative to the ...
Publisher: Sold by Richardson and Urquart under the Exchange .
Publication Date: 1779
Book Description London. 1779., 1779. 154pp. Original pale blue wrappers, backstrip largely perished but firmly bound. A fine copy, in original condition, untrimmed. In a folding cloth case, spine gilt. Second edition, issued the same year as the first, with the following note on the verso of the title-leaf: "In this edition the substance of all the material parts of Mr. [Joseph] Galloway's Evidence is accurately given." This work is sometimes ascribed to Joseph Galloway because his testimony is an important part of it, but in fact it contains much more. This publication prints testimony as to the conduct of various British military officials during the American Revolution, including Cornwallis, Grey, Mackenzie, Howes, Robertson, et al. Included is material from as early as 1775, concerning the political and social situation of the American colonies. HOWES V93, "aa." SABIN 99558. AMERICAN CONTROVERSY 79-111b. Bookseller Inventory # WRCAM 34860