Hartford: J.&W. Russell, 1819. Fifth Edition. Leather. 336 pages, frontis engraving of Jackson. Full contemporary leather with black spine label and tile in gilt. Small octavo. Corners bumped, edgewear, small tear at head of spine and chafing along board at hinge. Scratches and general wear to boards and spine. Textblock square, binding sound. Foxed throughout but quite readable. Item #75379
Jackson was a national hero after his 1815 victory at the Battle of New Orleans. The author presents a laudatory and detailed account of Jackson's pre-presidential achievements.