BURGOYNE, JOHN. 1722-1792. A State of the Expedition from Canada.... London: J. Almon, 1780.<BR />
Lot 6259
BURGOYNE, JOHN. 1722-1792. A State of the Expedition from Canada.... London: J. Almon, 1780.
Sold for US$ 2,250 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
BURGOYNE, JOHN. 1722-1792.
A State of the Expedition from Canada.... London: J. Almon, 1780.
8vo (208 x 123 mm). vi, [2], viii-ix, [2], 191, [1 blank], cix pp. With folding table, folding map & 5 folding plans (1 detached) with partial hand-coloring; 2 of the plans with overlays. Modern blindstamped calf to style, red morocco lettering piece. One plan detached and another working loose, minor toning and offsetting.

SECOND EDITION. Burgoyne excuses his conduct during the Saratoga campaign, the attempt by the British to gain control of the Hudson River valley which instead resulted in the surrender of 6200 redcoats. Burgoyne's defeat was an enormous morale-booster for the Americans. Howes B968; Sabin 9255.
Activities
Contacts
  1. Catherine Williamson
    Specialist - Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Historical Photographs
    Bonhams
    Work
    7601 W. Sunset Boulevard
    Los Angeles, 90046
    United States
    Work +1 323 436 5442
    FaxFax: +1 323 850 5843
Similar items