New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1856. Hard Cover. Very Good binding. Item #5896
12mo. xii, 394 pp., frontis. First edition. In pebbled cloth with title in gold on the spine; page edges marbled; marbled endpapers; frontispiece and engraved title page. A very nice copy with limited shelfwear to the covers; offsetting to the final page from a tipped in early newspaper clipping. "This volume presents a selection from the numerous productions in verse, which appeared during the war of the American Revolution. Many of them are taken from the newspapers and periodical issues of the time; others from original ballad sheets and broadsides; while some have been received from the recollections of a few surviving soldiers, who heard and sang them amid the trials of the camp and field" (p. v). Sabin 50369.