Life of Theobald Wolfe Tone, Founder of the United Irish Society, and Adjutant General and Chef De Bidage in the Service of the French and Batavian Republics. Two Volumes. Washington: Gales & Seaton, 1826. First edition. Pp (1) vii, 565; (2) 674. Frontispiece portrait plate to vol (1). Contemporary half green morocco, marbled boards. Spine compartments ornately embellished in gilt. Spine of vol (2) worn with some loss at head and to letter piece, boards scuffed, contents in very good condition.
Written by himself, and continued by his son; with his political writings and fragments of his diary, while agent to the general and sub-committee of the Catholics of Ireland, and secretary to the delegation who presented their petition to his Majesty George 3rd. His Mission to France: With a Complete Diary of His Negotiations to Procure the aid of the French and Batavian Republics, for the Liberation of Ireland; of the Expeditions of Bantry Bay, The Texel, and that wherein he fell. Narrative of his Trial, Defence before the Court Martial, and Death. Edited by his son William Theobald Wolfe Tone, with a brief account of his own education and campaigns under the Emperor Napoleon.