(American History) History of The War of The Independence of The United States of America.
By Charles Botta. Translated From the Italian by George Alexander Otis. Philadelphia: Printed for the Translator by J. Maxwell, Printer. In 3 Vols. 1820; 1820; 1821. Large 8vo. Volume One: ix, 448pp.; volume two: v, 567pp.; volume three: printed in 1821, xii, 3pp. biblio. "List of works consulted by the author for writing the History of the American War", 503pp. Contemporary calf, elegant gilt rule to all front & rear covers, gilt decorative stamps at titles, gilt lettering on spines, marbled endpapers. Corners scuffed, covers quite rubbed, gilt lettering rubbed away at spines else for volume one, archival dressing gently applied to all volumes, sm blank elegant bookplates to front pastedowns, ffe to volume one expertly repaired with its front cover detached and need of repair, pages show the usual browning; else generally interiors bright, a Good generally tight set of this rare and important work.