First edition of A History of The American Revolution by Paul Allen in a fine binding from Whitman Bennett of New York.
Octavo, [two volumes], xi, 592pp; xiii, 510pp. Occasional toning throughout. Three-quarter red morocco, thin gilt trim, marbled paper covered boards. Top edge gilt. Five raised bands, title in gilt on spine. Finely bound by Whitman Bennett of The Bennett Book Studios in New York. Solid text blocks, touch of wear to corners, light rubbing to covers. (Howes A155) (Sabin 854)
A rare title in a spectacular binding.
From Sabin: Paul Allen is stated on the title page, this work was written by John Neal and Mr. Watkins.