Memoirs of the Life of John Adlum in the Revolutionary War

By: Adlum, John

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First, Limited edition (limited to 500 copies). Bound full blue slate G. S .B. Fabric's S-522 cloth, blue-stamped on the spine, black lettering and red decoration on white label on cover, printed endpapers. Edited, and with an Introduction by Howard H. Peckham. John Adlum (1759-1836) was a pioneering American viticulturalist who was the first to cultivate the Catawba grape. He is known as "the father of American viticulture." He also served in the American Revolutionary War; was a well-known surveyor; was one of the first associate judges in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania; and served in the United States Army in the War of 1812. Adlum's memoirs offer personal glimpses of Nathanael Greene, George Washington, Wilhelm von Knyphausen, Ethan Allen, Hugh Gaine, German mercenaries, and others. This is the first publication of Adlum's original notebooks. The volume was designed by Greer Allen, composed by R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company at The Lakeside Press, Chicago, and printed at the Acorn Press in Maywood, Illinois. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean; in its original shipping box. AS NEW. . 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. xii, 143, (1) pp

Title: Memoirs of the Life of John Adlum in the Revolutionary War

Author Name: Adlum, John

Categories: Biography,

Edition: First Printing

Publisher: Chicago, The Caxton Club: 1968

Book Condition: As New with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 26281

Keywords: Biography; Memoirs; American Revolution Revolutionary War Wine vinoculture George Washington Autobiography