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JOHONNET, Jackson. The Remarkable Adventures of Jackson Johonnet, of Massachusetts. Who served as a Soldier in the Western Army, in the Expedition under Gen. Harmar, and Gen. St. Clair. Containing an Account of his Captivity, Sufferings, and Escape from the Kickappo Indians. Written by Himself, and published at the earnest request and importunity of his Friends, for the Benefit of American Youth. Greenfield, Mass.: Ansel Phelps, 1816.
8o (215 x 140 mm). 24 pages. (Inkstain on title and first leaf, few paper flaws on last few leaves with loss of a few letters.) Sewn as issued; blue cloth slipcase.
Later edition of the preceding lot, adding a 6-page section on "American Heroism" at the end. Howes J-176; see Sabin 69374; see Vail 950.
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Provenance: C.G. Littell (bookplate in slipcase, sold Parke Bernet, 5 February 1945, lot 571).
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