Uncommon German Translation of Stedman's History of the American Revolution

Carl Stedman's Geschichte des Ursprungs, des Fortgangs und der Beendigung des Americanischen Kriegs.

Berlin: In der Vossischen Buchhandlung. 1795. Quarter leather over speckled boards. Hinges cracked, tips worn, head and tail of spine rough. Stain to title and first few leaves of second volume. Two (of three) folding maps present; Saratoga map has offsetting from facing page. Item #3723

This German translation of Stedman's well-known history of the American Revolution was published in 1795, the year after the English first edition. Two of the three small folding maps are present: Plan von der Stellung welche die Armee unter dem Gen Lieut. Burgoine bey Saratoga... and Plan der Belagerung von Yorktown in Virginia... Uncommon in the trade.

References: Howes, U.S.iana: 914. Sabin, A Dictionary of Books Relating to America: 91056. Nebenzahl, Printed Battle Plans of the American Revolution: 58 & 203.

[Item no. 2862.].

Price: $1,100.00

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