Colonial Fights & Fighters Stories of Exploration, Adventure & Battle on the American Continent Prior to the War of the Revolution
New York: McClure, Phillips and Co, 1901. First Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. Illustrated by Gibbs. Tan cover with red and brown colored image of soilder and red lettering. The author inscribed "Merry Christmas to Ralph Baugh from Trinity Church, Toledo, Ohio. Cyrus Townsend Brady, Rector" on end paper. Cyrus Townsend Brady (December 20, 1861 – January 24, 1920) was a journalist, historian and adventure writer. His best-known work is Indian Fights and Fighters. He was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1883. In 1889, he was ordained a deacon in the Episcopal church, and was ordained a priest in 1890. His first wife was Clarissa Guthrie, who died in 1890. His second wife was Mary Barrett. Brady's first major book, For Love of Country, whilst telling the story of a fictitious John Seymour, was actually based in part on the true heroics of Nicholas Biddle, one of the first five captains of the fledgling Continental Navy. (Wikipedia) A very handsome book!; Illustrations; 8.25 X 6 X 1.25 inches; 341 pages; Signed by Author. Very Good with no dust jacket .
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Keywords: History War Revolutionary War