The American Revolution, written in Scriptural, or Ancient Historical Style . . . [Bound with, as published:] The Columbiad, or A Poem on the American War, in Thirteen Cantoes. Ohio Imprint, Richard Snowden.

The American Revolution, written in Scriptural, or Ancient Historical Style . . . [Bound with, as published:] The Columbiad, or A Poem on the American War, in Thirteen Cantoes.

Clinton, (Ohio): Printed by Smith & M’Ardle, at the Office of “The Ohio Register,”, 1815. First Ohio edition. 12mo, original tree calf, red leather label, gilt lettering, 170, 38, [8] pages. Some foxing throughout; boards a bit rubbed and bowed; a very good copy. Item #18989

A crude but ambitious pioneer press production of these American epics, evidently published by subscription. (See Hill, History of Knox County, Ohio. Mount Vernon, O., 1881.) Morgan, Ohio Imprints, 826; American Imprints 39565 & 35966. Early ink signatures and jottings to the title page and in the endpapers.

Price: $450.00

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