On this page are the 48 titles about the events and times of the American Revolution that are in stock at Ray Boas, Bookseller, in Walpole, NH on Febraury 2, 2015. Make a note of the order number in ( ) before the price, and place your order at any time. Thank you, RAY

1. REVOLUTIONARY PENSIONERS - A TRANSCRIPT OF THE PENSION LIST OF THE UNITED STATES FOR 1813, Southern Book Company, Baltimore, 1959, 47pp, very good, wraps (softcover), A facsimile reprint of the 1813 pension list, "shewing (sic) the Number of Pensioners in the Several Districts. Also, The Amount Allowed to Each Pensioner.", (Order No: 35940 ), $25.00

2. THE PULSE OF THE PEOPLE: NEW JERSEY, 1763-1789, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ, (1976), B&W illustrations, 268pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), With emphasis on the arts and decorative arts, this exhibition catalogue provides a broad view of life in New Jersey within the framework of political and military events of the revolutionary war period., (Order No: 23714 ), $11.50

3. REVOLUTIONARY PENSIONERS OF 1818, Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, MD, (1991), 358pp, fine, wraps (softcover), Reprint of: "Message from the President of the United States, Transmitting A Report of The Secretary of War ... of March 28, 1818" reporting the pensioners, the annual sum paid to each, and the states or territories in which they are paid., (Order No: 56165 ), $20.00

4. THE BULLETIN OF THE FORT TICONDEROGA MUSEUM: VOLUME VII - JANUARY, 1947 - NUMBER 5, 1947, B&W illustrations, p1-p18, very good, wraps (softcover), Contents include: A Free Puff for Gasoline; The Pavilion by Sarah Pell, 1926; Extracts from the Skene Papers; Ancient Artillery., (Order No: 59440 ), $15.00

5. Akers, Charles W., THE DIVINE POLITICIAN: SAMUEL COOPER AND THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION IN BOSTON, Northeastern University Pr., Boston, MA, 1982 1st ptg, 20 B&W ill., 445pp, very good, red cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), ISBN 0930350197 A full-length account of the life of Samuel Cooper., (Order No: 13525 ), $8.00

6. Beattie, Donald W. and Collins, J. Richard (inscribed by), WASHINGTON'S NEW ENGLAND FLEET: BEVERLY'S ROLE IN ITS ORIGINS, 1775-77 - [BEVERLY, MASSACHUSETTS], Newcomb & Causs Co., Salem, MA, 1969, 69pp, very good+, mustard colored cloth (hardcover), "This study speaks mainly to the creation of America's first naval contingent. It does not claim to tell the story of the origins of the Continental Navy or the United States Navy.", (Order No: 58419 ), $35.00

7. Benninghoff, Herman O., VALLEY FORGE: A GENESIS FOR COMMAND AND CONTROL, CONTINENTAL ARMY STYLE, Thomas Publications, Gettysburg, PA, (2001), 212pp, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover) inscribed by the author, ISBN 1577470761, (Order No: 62143 ), $10.00

8. Black, Jeannette D. and Roelker, William Greene (preface by Lawrence C. Wroth), A RHODE ISLAND CHAPLAIN IN THE REVOLUTION - LETTERS OF EBENEZER DAVID TO NICHOLAS BROWN 1775-1778, RI Society of the Cincinnati, Providence, RI, 1949, B&W illustrations, 82pp, very good, green cloth spine (hardcover), These letters give us information about the life and activities of a chaplain in the Continental Army, and they contain some excellent descriptions of action in various theatres of the Revolutionary War in which Rhode Island troops played a part., (Order No: 51057 ), $25.00

9. Boynton, Edward C. (compiled and edited by) (introduction by Alan C. Aimone), GENERAL ORDERS OF GEORGE WASHINGTON ISSUED AT NEWBURGH ON THE HUDSON 1782-1783, Harbor Hill Books, Harrison, NY, 1973, 128pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Reprint of the 1909 edition., (Order No: 60457 ), $25.00

10. Brown, Richard Maxwell and Fehrenbacher, Don E. (edited by), TRADITION, CONFLICT, AND MODERNIZATION: PERSPECTIVES ON THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, Academic Press, New York, (1977), 130pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0121376508 Important new views on the American Revolution from five distinquished scholars are presented in this volume. Their essays - featuring significant themes of tradition, social conflict and change, and modernization - approach history from the interdisciplinary perspective of the social sciences. Included are essays by: Michael Kammen, Charles Tilly, Richard Maxwell Brown, and Kenneth A. Lockridge., (Order No: 37153 ), $25.00

11. Castle, Norman (Chairman of the Historic Committee - by the Historians of the Council of Minute Men, THE MINUTE MEN 1775-1975, Yankee Colour Corporation, Southborough, MA, (1977), 329pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 63497 ), $50.00

12. Coffin, Howard; Curtis, Will; and, Curtis, Jane, GUNS OVER THE CHAMPLAIN VALLEY: A GUIDE TO THE HISTORIC MILITARY SITES AND BATTLEFIELDS, The Countryman Press, Woodstock, VT, (2005) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 255pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0881506435 A great guide (I use my own copy a great deal) to the historic places and events during the French and Indian Wars (1754-1763), the American Revolution (1775-1783), the War of 1812 (1812-1814) and even the Civil War (1861-1865)., (Order No: 56876 ), $6.00

13. Cox, Marian Buckley, GLIMPSE OF GLORY: GEORGE MASON OF GUNSTON HALL, Garrett & Massie, Inc., Richmond, VA, (1954), drawings by Elmo Jones, 254pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 5560 ), $6.00

14. Cutler, Charles L., CONNECTICUT'S REVOLUTIONARY PRESS, The Pequot Press, Chester, CT, 1975 1st ptg, 61pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0871060639 Connecticut Bicentennial Series, XIV., (Order No: 43365 ), $20.00

15. Eelking, Max Von [von Eelking, Max] [translated and abridged from the German by J. G. Rosengarten], THE GERMAN ALLIED TROOPS IN THE NORTH AMERICAN WAR OF INDEPENDENCE, 1776-1783 -- FIRST EDITION, Joel Munsell's Sons, Publ., Albany, NY, 1893 1st ed, 360pp, very good+, rebound in brown cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 62340 ), $95.00

16. Egly, T. W., GOOSE VAN SCHAICK OF ALBANY 1736-1789 -- THE CONTINENTAL ARMY'S SENIOR COLONEL, published by the author, n.p., (1992), 150pp, fine, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 60472 ), $30.00

17. Egly, T. W., GENERAL SCHUYLER'S GUARD, published by the author, (1986), 50pp, fine, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 60720 ), $5.00

18. Gilbert, Benjamin (edited by Rebecca D. Symmes), A CITIZEN-SOLDIER IN THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION: THE DIARY OF BENJAMIN GILBERT IN MASSACHUSETTS AND NEW YORK, New York State Hist. Assn., Cooperstown, NY, 1980, B&W illustrations, 93pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0917334043 Benjamin Gilbert was one of a relatively few men who served in the American army throughout the Revolutionary War - a full eight years. He was a minuteman and took part in the Battle of Bunker Hill. But most of his service was in New York State where his regiment served in the campaigns at Saratoga, Stony Point, and in Westchester County., (Order No: 56624 ), $37.50

19. Gilchrist, Helen Ives, FORT TICONDEROGA IN HISTORY, Fort Ticonderoga Museum, Fort Ticonderoga, NY, n.c. c1920s, B&W illustrations, 101pp, very good, wraps (softcover), A great history of this important iconic landmark. Chapters include: Champlain and the Iroquois; French and Indian War to 1758; French and Indian Wars 1759; A Time of Peach, and the Revolution; The Pell Family., (Order No: 60721 ), $8.00

20. Glover, John; Knight, Russell W. (edited with an introduction by); Whitehill, Walter Muir (foreword by), GENERAL JOHN GLOVER'S LETTERBOOK 1776-1777, Essex Institute, Salem, MA, 1976, B&W ill., color frontis, 64pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) owner's name, ISBN 0883890577 General Glover, a great New England patriot and hero, was one of the most important American military figures of the Revolutionary War. It was Glover who, with his troop of Marblehead militia, safely ferried George Washington and 2400 men across the Delaware River to Trenton, Christmas night in 1776. This letterbook provides a vivid picture of his activities during the years 1776-1777, starting shortly after the Evacuation of Long Island and leading up to the surrender of Burgoyne's troops at Saratoga., (Order No: 47051 ), $65.00

21. Hammond, Isaac W. (compiled and edited by), STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE ROLLS OF THE SOLDIERS IN THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR, MAY, 1777, TO 1780 - VOLUME II OF WAR ROLLS, Parsons B. Cogswell, Printer, Concord, NH, 1886, 847pp, good, black cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB, old hinge repairs, "WITH AN APPENDIX, EMBRACING NAMES OF NEW HAMPSHIRE MEN IN MASSACHUSETTS REGIMENTS." Volum II of Wall Rolls, Volume XV of the Series. "This volume contains the rolls of the soldiers who served in the Revolutionary war from this state from May, 1777, to January, 1789, so far as the same are in the archives of the state, or could be obtained elsewhere by the editor.", (Order No: 49135 ), $175.00

22. Hammond, Isaac W. (compiled and edited by), STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE. ROLLS AND DOCUMENTS OF THE SOLDIERS IN THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR FOUR VOLUME SET COMPLETE-SERIES VOLS 14-17, good, black cloth (hardcover) light edgewear, Volumes XIV, XV, XVI, and XVII of the series; and Volumes I, II, III, and IV of the War Rolls. Complete set comprising: Volume I, ROLLS OF THE SOLDIERS IN THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR, 1775, TO MAY, 1777; WITH AN APPENDIX, EMBRACING DIARIES OF LIEUT. JONATHAN BURTON., Parsons, B. Cogswell, State Printer, Concord, NH, 1885, 799pp; Volume II, ROLLS OF THE SOLDIERS IN THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR, MAY, 1777, TO 1780: WITH AN APPENDIX, EMBRACING NAMES OF NEW HAMPSHIRE MEN IN MASSACHUSETTS REGIMENTS, Parsons B. Cogswell, State Printer, Concord, NH, 1886, 847pp; Volume III, ROLLS AND DOCUMENTS RELATING TO SOLDIERS IN THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR, WITH AN APPENDIX, EMBRACING SOME INDIAN AND FRENCH WAR ROLLS, John B. Clarke, Public Printer, Manchester, NH, 1887, 1021pp; and, PART I. ROLLS AND DOCUMENTS RELATING TO SOLDIERS IN THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR. PART II. MISCELLANEOUS PROVINCIAL PAPERS, FROM 1629-1725, John B. Clarke, Public Printer, Manchester, NH, 1889, 819pp., (Order No: 51428 ), $500.00

23. Hirschfeld, Burt, THE GLORIOUS STRUGGLE: HOW THE UNITED STATES BECAME A NATION, Hawthorn Books, Inc., New York, (1967) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 220pp, very good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 15042 ), $5.00

24. Ketchum, Silas, A DIARY OF THE INVASION OF CANADA, 1775 -- THE SHURTLEFF MANUSCRIPT NO. 153 - NEW HAMPSHIRE ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY NO. 2., The Antiquarian Society, Contoocook, NH, 1876 1st ed, p32-60, good, wraps (softcover) light cover wear, "Being a Narrative of Certain Events which Transpired in Canada, During the Invasion of that Province by the American Army, in 1775. Written by a Mrs. Walker, Whose Husband was Imprisoned for Raising Men to Assist Ethan Allen, in His Disastrous Attack on Montreal, on the 25th of September.", (Order No: 61000 ), $65.00

25. Massachusetts Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, SOLDIERS AND SAILORS WHOSE GRAVES HAVE BEEN DESIGNATED BY THE MARKER OF THE SOCIETY, Published by the Society, Boston, MA, 1901, 68pp, good+, gray cloth (hardcover), Nice clean and tight copy., (Order No: 49423 ), $35.00

26. Miller, Lillian B. (text by), THE DYE IS NOW CAST: THE ROAD TO AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE, 1774-1776, Smithsonian Institution Pr., Washington, D.C., (1976) 2nd ptg, B&W and color illustrations, 328pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), Focuses on portraits and biographies of the men and women who influenced the events leading to the American Revolution. It extends the historical coverage set forth in the exhibition of the same title held at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington in 1975., (Order No: 38412 ), $9.00

27. Nester, William R., THE FRONTIER WAR FOR AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE, Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, PA, (2004) 1st ptg, 423pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0811700771 Pivotal events took place in the wooded, mountainous regions on the fringes of the thirteen colonies during the American Revolution., (Order No: 57094 ), $20.00

28. Pearsall, Thomas I., NORTH HAVEN IN THE REVOLUTION, North Haven Bicentennial Com, North Haven, CT, (1976), 92pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), In this collection of articles on the Revolutionary period, the author's intent is to shed some light upon the lives of those early residents of rural North Haven, Connecticut, who waged a long and bitter struggle to throw off a tyranny they could no longer tolerate., (Order No: 40483 ), $35.00

29. Piltz, Thomas (editor), 1776-1976: TWO HUNDRED YEARS OF GERMAN-AMERICAN RELATIONS, Heinz Moos Verlag, Munchen, (1975), 391 ill. and plates, 188pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 3787900926 America has had a great influence on Germany and the Federal Republic. This bilingual publication offers an overview of the cross currents-the give and take-that have affected nearly all areas of private and public life in both lands. Through text, illustrations and photographs, the book depicts the most notable milestones of these interrelationships., (Order No: 10451 ), $7.50

30. Powell, Wm. H. (Colonel, US Army) (compiled from the official records by), LIST OF OFFICERS OF THE ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES FROM 1779 TO 1900, L. R. Hamersly & Co., New York, 1900, 863pp, ads, very good, blue/green cloth (hardcover) light fading to cloth, "Embracing a Register of all Appointments by the President of the United States in the Volunteer Service During the Civil War and of Volunteer Officers in the Service of the United States June 1, 1900." Includes General Officers of the Continental Army of the Revolution, and Appointments 1861-65., (Order No: 50815 ), $250.00

31. Pratt, George W., AN ACCOUNT OF THE BRITISH EXPEDITION ABOVE THE HIGHLANDS OF THE HUDSON RIVER, AND OF THE EVENTS CONNECTED WITH THE BURNING ..., Ulster County Historical Soc, 1977, p109 - p174, very good+, wraps (softcover), "...OF KINGSTON IN 1777." Originally published by the society in 1860., (Order No: 61001 ), $10.00

32. Preston, Antony; Lyon, David; and, Batchelor, John H. (edited by S. L. Mayer), NAVIES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, Prentice-Hall Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ, (1975), B&W and color illustrations, 160pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 01361077454 Contents include: A Maritime War; The Ships; The Weapons; The Men; and, The Navies., (Order No: 3755 ), $7.50

33. Resch, John, SUFFERING SOLDIERS: REVOLUTIONARY WAR VETERANS, MORAL SENTIMENT, AND POLITICAL CULTURE IN THE EARLY REPUBLIC, Univ. of Massachusetts Press, Amherst, MA, (1999), B&W illustrations, 319pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1558492321 Using Peterborough, New Hampshire, as a case study, John Resch shows that the power of the suffering soldier image lay partly in its reflection of reality. The citizen-soldiers from Peterborough who fought in the Continental Army did indeed represent a cross-section of the town, and they experienced greater postwar deprivation and alienation than their peers who had not gone to war., (Order No: 45335 ), $10.00

34. Richards, David K., DELIVERANCE BY SEA: THE SEAPOWER THAT MADE POSSIBLE THE ALLIED VICTORY AT YORKTOWN - 1781, Infinity Publishing Co., West Conshohocken, PA, (2008), 232pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0741444623, (Order No: 63133 ), $20.00

35. Rowe, Robert H., QUEST FOR LIBERTY, Peter E. Randall Publisher, Portsmouth, NH, 2001, 216pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0914339923 "An historical novel chronicling the beginning of the Revolutionary War through the experiences of two men from Amherst, New Hampshire, one a warrior, the other a pacifist.", (Order No: 50350 ), $7.00

36. Shafer, Robert E., THE REDEMPTIONER: A DRAMA OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION IN 4 ACTS, Robert E. Shafer, n.p., (1964), 62pp, very good, wraps (softcover) signed by the author, Scenes, action and dialogue of this Revolutionary War drama are based on historic fact., (Order No: 44661 ), $15.00

37. Smith, Dwight L. (editor); Simmerman, Terry A. (assistant editor); Morris, Richard B. (introduction), ERA OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION: A BIBLIOGRAPHY, ABC - Clio Press, Inc., Santa Barbara, CA, (1975), 381pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0874361788 Selective bibliography of 1400 abstracts of articles published worldwide from 1954 through 1973., (Order No: 37275 ), $7.50

38. Smith, Samuel Abbot, WEST CAMBRIDGE 1775 - THIRD EDITION, Arlington Historical Society, Arlington, MA, 1974, 68pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), "The dramatic account of the events that took place in Arlington - Menotomy, on the first day of the American Revolution - where more troops were engaged, and more casualties suffered than in Lexington or Concord." A facsimile of the original 1864 edition which was an address presented, and published by Alfred Mudge & Sons., (Order No: 49073 ), $15.00

39. Smith, Samuel Stelle, FIGHT FOR THE DELAWARE 1777, Philip Freneau Press, Monmouth Beach, NJ, 1970, B&W illustrations, 52pp, good, salmon colored cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB minimal marks, Light corner wear, spine mark and minimal interior EX-LIB markings., (Order No: 62149 ), $25.00

40. Stone, William L. (annotated by), BALLADS AND POEMS RELATING TO THE BURGOYNE CAMPAIGN, Kennikat Press, Port Washington, NY, (1970), 359pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover) owner's name, ISBN 0804612846 First published in 1893., (Order No: 59477 ), $8.00

41. Stout, Neil R., THE PERFECT CRISIS: THE BEGINNING OF THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR, New York University Press, New York, 1976, B&W ill., maps, 206pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0814777740 In this important new look at the beginning of the revolutionary war, the author focuses on the period between the Boston Tea Party and the Battle of Lexington as the critical turning point in the rebellion and uncovers the campaigns of propaganda and terrorism and the political movements toward representative government in the colonies prior to April 19, 1775, to reveal a nation already in a state of civil war., (Order No: 18736 ), $7.50

42. Sullivan, Joseph T. P. (edited by), THE SHERIFF'S JURY AND THE BICENTENNIAL JANUARY 30, 1976, Second Panel Sheriff's Jury, New York, (1976), B&W ill., color frontis, 184pp, very good+, blue cloth, teg (hardcover) no slipcase, New York City in the colonial period and the American Revolution., (Order No: 30117 ), $8.50

43. Tolan, Edwin K. (preface by); Evans, Ruth Anne (introduction by), THE W. WRIGHT HAWKES COLLECTION OF REVOLUTIONARY WAR DOCUMENTS: A CATALOGUE, Union College - Schaffer Lib, Schenectady, NY, 1968, 48pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 60081 ), $10.00

44. Trudell, Clyde F., COLONIAL YORKTOWN, The Chatham Press, Inc., Old Greenwich, CT, (1971), ill. by the author, 191pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0856990191 First published in 1938. An exploration through one of America's most richly historic Towns: its Houses, Heroes, and Legends., (Order No: 9659 ), $5.00

45. Wilderson, Paul W. (inscribed by the author), GOVERNOR JOHN WENTWORTH & THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION: THE ENGLISH CONNECTION, Univ. Press of New England, Hanover, NH, (1994) 1st ptg, 364pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) signed by author, ISBN 0874516560 "Probably no governor in North America took more genuine interest or greater pride in his colony than John Wentworth. His roots were five generations deep in New Hampshire soil.", (Order No: 57349 ), $27.50

46. Wright, Esmond (compiled and edited by), THE FIRE OF LIBERTY: THE AMERICAN WAR OF INDEPENDENCE SEEN THROUGH THE EYES OF THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO FOUGHT IT, St. Martin's Press, New York, (1983), B&W and color illustrations, 256pp, fine w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0312292015, (Order No: 62229 ), $5.00

47. Wrong, George M. (introduction by Wayne LaPierre), WASHINGTON AND HIS COMRADES IN ARMS: A CHRONICLE OF THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE - THE AMERICAN HERITAGE LIBRARY, Palladium Press, Birmingham, AL, (2004), 295pp, fine, full brown leather, gilt stampings (hardcover), Originally published in 1921. Special edition published for the National Rifle Association. (NRA)., (Order No: 53851 ), $40.00

48. Wunder, George, AMATEURS AT ARMS: MEN AND WOMEN OF THE COLONIES RISE TO FREEDOM'S CALL, Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, PA, (1975), color ill. by George Wunder, 96pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0811700968 A faithful retelling of forty- two unusual episodes which contributed to the winning of the American Revolution and helped establish our traditional patriotic spirit...each illustrated with a full-page, full-color reproduction of a painting created especially for this book., (Order No: 43855 ), $6.00

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