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Through the end of the 18th-century, “The Annual Register” became the most respected journal in print. The periodical was a reference work that contained major events from each year, focusing on economics, politics, arts, trends, and world developments. Many leading historians of the American Revolutionary period, including David Ramsay, James Murray, and William Gordon “borrowed heavily from the Annual Register” (Gephart).

 

“This, a most valuable record and chronicle of historical and political events for over a hundred years contains accurate accounts of the Revolutionary War, as well as the revolutions in South American, the Second War with Great Britain, and many other American subjects.” ­– Sabin.

 

This 1778 issue of ‘The Annual Register’, published in 1779, covers a variety of noteworthy topics including:

  • Consequences of the ‘American War’ on British commerce
  • General John Burgoyne attempts to capture Fort Tigonderoga, Saratoga Campaign
  • Notes on American prisoners of war
  • American ‘hostile’ armies in Philadelphia
  • Account of George Washington crossing the Delaware

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1778 1st ed American Revolutionary WAR George Washington Ft Ticonderoga Burgoyne

 

Through the end of the 18th-century, “The Annual Register” became the most respected journal in print. The periodical was a reference work that contained major events from each year, focusing on economics, politics, arts, trends, and world developments. Many leading historians of the American Revolutionary period, including David Ramsay, James Murray, and William Gordon “borrowed heavily from the Annual Register” (Gephart).

 

“This, a most valuable record and chronicle of historical and political events for over a hundred years contains accurate accounts of the Revolutionary War, as well as the revolutions in South American, the Second War with Great Britain, and many other American subjects.” ­– Sabin.

 

This 1778 issue of ‘The Annual Register’, published in 1779, covers a variety of noteworthy topics including:

  • Consequences of the ‘American War’ on British commerce
  • General John Burgoyne attempts to capture Fort Tigonderoga, Saratoga Campaign
  • Notes on American prisoners of war
  • American ‘hostile’ armies in Philadelphia
  • Account of George Washington crossing the Delaware

 

Item number: #12705

Price: $599

 

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The Annual register, or, A view of the history, politics, and literature for the year 1778.

 

London: printed for Dodsley, 1779. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • iv, 160, (*161-*236), 161-334, 245, [5]
  • References: Sabin 1614
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~8.5in x 5.5in (22cm x 14cm)

 

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12705

Categories

Americana, American History

Military & War

Authors

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Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete