PUBLIC CHARACTERS, OR, COTEMPORARY [sic] BIOGRAPHY; CONTAINING MEMOIRS OF THE FOLLOWING PERSONAGES: LORD NELSON...MARQUIS CORNWALLIS. BUSHROD WASHINGTON....

New York: G. & R. Waite, 1805. [4],100pp. Contemporary calf, gilt leather label. Minor edge wear. Contemporary ink notations on front flyleaf, light foxing. Very good. Item #WRCAM49517

Second American edition, condensed from the first American edition published in Baltimore in 1803. This edition presents eight biographies of various important American and British figures of the American Revolutionary period, including Lord Nelson, Cornwallis, Bushrod Washington, and Edward Jenner, the discoverer of the vaccine for smallpox. Scarce, with only five copies located on OCLC. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 9222. SABIN 66511. OCLC 24492244.

Price: $200.00