PRIVATE YANKEE DOODLE, Being a Narrative of Some of the Adventures, Dangers and Sufferings of a Revolutionary Soldier
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Condition: Very Good
Binding: Hard Cover
Dust Jacket: Very Good
Edition: 1st edition
Boston; Little, Brown an Company, . xxv+305pp. Hardcover with DJ. First Edition. VG+ condition. Clean and tight, inside and out, slightly cocked. VG unclipped dj with toning and a couple small dampstains to spine. "....Martin served in the army for seven years....under Washington, Lafayette.....endured the infamous winter at Valley Forge....But when he came to set down his recollections he made light of his sufferings and produced an astonishingly revealing book, full of the vernacular of his times, full of wit, and full of good nature....no other single work has the common soldier under Washington exposed so much of hiself and what his life was really like"