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  • CALL THE NEW WORLD. by Jennings, John.
    Jennings, John.
    CALL THE NEW WORLD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Macmillan, 1941. dj. Hardcover first edition - An historical novel which follows the adventures of Peter Brooks. After being unjustly cashiered from the American Army during the War of 1812, he went to South America and followed Simon Bolivar and fought with him in Venezuela, and then with General San Martin in Chile and Peru. Map endpapers. ix, 459 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (price-clipped, light edgewear)

    Book ID: 84276
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  • A YOUNG VOLUNTEER AT NEW ORLEANS. by Knapp, George L.
    Knapp, George L.
    A YOUNG VOLUNTEER AT NEW ORLEANS.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Dodd, Mead, 1930. Hardcover first edition - The young volunteer is with Andrew Jackson - and pirate Jean Lafitte- at the Battle of New Orlearns in the War of 1812. Illustrated by Leslie Crump with a glossy frontispiece and three inserted plates. 271 pp.

    Condition: Good overall condition - some light soiling to the yellow cloth covers, bookplate and gift inscription, a few pages were opened carelessly resulting in tears in the outer margins, but a tight and sturdy copy, No dust jacket.

    Book ID: 62887
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