SIMCOE, John Graves (1752-1806)
Simcoe's Military Journal. A History of the Operations of a Partisan Corps, Called the Queen's Rangers. New York: Bartlett & Welford, 1844.
8vo (223 x 142 mm). 10 engraved maps (9 folding). (Light spotting). Modern leather, black morocco lettering-piece gilt, old marbled edges. FIRST PUBLISHED EDITION, following the privately printed edition in 1787. "The operations detailed occurred in the vicinity of New York City, in West-Chester county, Long Island, Staten Island, in various parts of New Jersey, the neighbourhood of Philadelphia, Germantown, &c., in North and South Carolina, in Virginia, at the time of Arnold’s invasion, and through the whole subsequent movements in that state, till Cornwallis’ surrender at Yorktown. The memoir of the author, and some other additions as appendix, increase the attraction, interest and value of the whole volume" (Sabin). Sabin 81135.