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AN IMPARTIAL NARRATIVE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT ENGAGEMENTS WHICH TOOK PLACE BETWEEN HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES AND THE REBELS DURING THE IRISH REBELLION, Jones, John, Fl. 1786-1827.
1 AN IMPARTIAL NARRATIVE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT ENGAGEMENTS WHICH TOOK PLACE BETWEEN HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES AND THE REBELS DURING THE IRISH REBELLION Jones, John, Fl. 1786-1827.
Cambridge, NY (Levi Harris]) 1804 First Edition Thus Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
IRELAND; Military; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 137 pages; An Impartial Narrative of the Most Important Engagements Which Took Place Between His Majesty's Forces and the Insurgents During the Irish Rebellion, in 1798; Including Very Interesting Information Not Before Published. So stated 1st edition, probably 1804. Bound in calfskin leather boards with gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce first American edition on the Irish Rebellion of 1798. This work was taken from "authentic letters" discussing the rebellion. The rebellion, also known as the United Irishmen Rebellion, was an uprising in 1798, lasting several months, against British rule in Ireland. The United Irishmen, a republican revolutionary group influenced by the ideas of the American and French revolutions, were the main organizing force behind the rebellion. Light external age/wear, with rubbing to the leather of the boards and spine, and fading to the gilt embossing. The volume is solidly bound with age-toned, foxed pages. The book measures approximately 4 1/2" x 7" ESTC does not list a Cambridge edition so it is after 1800. 31669 
Price: 357.15 USD
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