GERTRUDE OF WYOMING:A PENNSYLVANIAN TALE AND OTHER POEMS. Thomas CAMPBELL.
GERTRUDE OF WYOMING:A PENNSYLVANIAN TALE AND OTHER POEMS

GERTRUDE OF WYOMING:A PENNSYLVANIAN TALE AND OTHER POEMS

Longman, 1809. Item #2993

CAMPBELL, Thomas. GERTRUDE OF WYOMING: A PENNSYLVANIAN TALE AND OTHER POEMS. London: Longman, Hurst, Ress, And Orme, 1809. Quarto; tan buckram cloth spine & old boards; 134 pages plus publisher's catalogue in rear. First Edition. "Gertrude of Wyoming" is based on an incident during the American Revolution, when American colonists in the Wyoming Valley, in what is now north-eastern Pennsylvania, were attacked by Tories and their Native American allies. Over 200 of the 300 Continental soldiers defending the valley were killed, and many colonists died attempting to escape or were killed during looting. Good (covers have moderate wear but still tight & clean; few creases in text; armorial bookplate on the front pastedown). $50.00.

Price: $50.00

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