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Re: Another Rare Book
Would this Sir John be John , 11th Earl (1779-1789)Lt Col 76th Foot;
wounded by a musket-ball while reconnoitering with Gen. Henry Clinton at the
siege of Charlestown, VA 1780 during the American Revolution. d. 8 Apr. 1789
London Unmarried ???
---- Original Message -----
From: "Niven Sinclair" <email@example.com>
Sent: Sunday, July 01, 2001 12:26 PM
Subject: Re: Another Rare Book
> At 01:07 01/07/01 -0400, you wrote:
> >Found another one:
> >The Book Chest ABAA
> >322 West 57th St. 34S
> >New York, N.Y. 10019
> >tel: (212) 246-8955. fax: (212) 757-8817
> >email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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> >President of the United States of America, To Sir John Sinclair ...
> >Engraved from the original letters ... an exact facsimile ... With the
> >insertion of 2 portraits of Washington, one of Martha, plus a facsimile
> >a small circular engraved crest (Washington in profile). 4to. 57pp.
> >Beautiful new leather spine, marbled boards. Several repaired closed
> >otherwise a very good copy. W. Bulmer, S.J. Neele, et al. London 1800.
> >Not in RLIN. Rare. $475.
> >Presentation inscription to Doctor Pearson, with Sir John Sinclair's
> >"Complts. as a mark of his esteem" on half title. And handwritten on the
> >Dedication page: "This book which belonged to my great-grandfather Col.
> [ Excess quotations omitted. ]
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