London, England: Printed for the Author; and sold by Charles Dilly, in the Poultry; and James Buckland, in Pater-Noster Row, 1788. First Edition. Hardcover. NOTE: THIS IS VOLUME I ONLY. (No Map(s). Octavo. REBOUND in handsome black cloth with bright gilt lettering. (Volume 1 only, out of 4). pp. (26) 504. With Errata.
NOTE: Volume I, Beginning with Page 1 of the text, bound WITHOUT the long 26-page subscriber list. In. Previous owner's name, small and neatly printed, to top of opening page (Letter No. 1).
It was widely accepted that Thomas Jefferson collaborated with Gordon on some of the writing of this history. Very Good Plus. Item #84833
"Gordon is deservedly reckoned as one of the most impartial and reliable of the numerous historians of the American Revolution... (Sabin 28011). (Also Larned 1341; Howes G256).