[HARRISON, William Henry (1773-1841)]. The Life of Major-General William Henry Harrison, Comprising a Brief Account of his Important Civil and Military Services... Philadelphia: Grigg & Elliot, 1840.

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[HARRISON, William Henry (1773-1841)]. The Life of Major-General William Henry Harrison, Comprising a Brief Account of his Important Civil and Military Services... Philadelphia: Grigg & Elliot, 1840.

$350.00

12mo., (8 5/8 5 ¾ inches). (Chip to upper right corner of front free endpaper; occasional pale stains). Lithographed frontispiece (some offsetting to title page); 4 lithographed plates. Original publisher’s printed green paper boards (extremities a bit worn with some loss).

First edition. Scarce in this condition, containing a frontispiece portrait different than usual. Published the same year Harrison ran for president against incumbent Martin Van Buren. Includes the following illustrations: “Council at Vincennes. Gen. Harrison and Tecumseh”; “Harrison’s Victory at Tippecanoe”; “General W. H. Harrison and Staff at the Battle of the Thames”; and “Harrison’s Victory of the Thames, 1813.”

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