Boston: True & Greene, 1824. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 229p; 10p appendix. REBOUND. A hardcover book rebound in 3/4 black leather with green boards and stored in a custom clamshell box. The new cover is in fine condition. The endpapers are covered with early owners' notes and scribbles. The bottom corner of the title page is torn off. Pages heavily dampstained, but still quite legible. Binding is tight. Item #174617
First edition of an important work on the War of 1812. William Hull (1753-1825) was a Revolutionary War veteran and a general in the War of 1812. He was court-martialed and sentenced to death for his surrender of Fort Detroit to the British, but eventually pardoned by President James Madison. Howes H-780.