New York, East
24 April 2001
HILLARD, Elias B. The Last Men of the Revolution. Hartford: N.A. & R.A. Moore, 1864.
12o. Facsimile of a letter from Edward Everett to the publishers, 6 mounted albumen photograph portraits and 6 chromolithographic plates. Modern library buckram. Provenance: Charles F. Cox (bookplate); Edward Swan Stickney (presentation bookplate to:) Chicago Historical Society (perforated stamp on title-page and bookplate).
FIRST EDITION. The photographs are portraits from life of the oldest living Revolutionary War soldiers and the lithographs depict their homes. According to Howes, the facsimile is not present in all copies. Boni Photographic Literature, p.143; Howes H490.
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