King's Mountain and Its Heroes: History of the Battle of King's Mountain, October 7th, 1780, and the Events which Led to It. First edition, 9.5 by 6.25, 612 pages, portrait frontis, 12 plates, publisher's pictorial gilt-stamped cloth, in good condition with rubbing to boards, chipping to the edges of the spine, front board detached from the binding exposing the mull, and front endpapers and plate with edge-toning and detached from binding. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED FIRST EDITION OF LYMAN DRAPERS. KINGS MOUNTAIN AND ITS HEROES.AN IMPORTANT HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF THE BATTLE THAT TURNED THE TIDE OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION. A beautiful first edition inscribed and signed by Lyman Draper on the front flyleaf of the, author's most notable work and one of our great historical monographs (Howes D-485). The Battle of Kings Mountain, fought in Cherokee County, South Carolina on October 7, 1780, was an important American victory during the American Revolution.
The battle was the first major Patriot victory to occur after the British invasion of Charleston in May 1780. The Battle of Kings Mountain, along with the Battle of Cowpens, forced General Charles Cornwallis to pull his troops out of South Carolina and move them farther north, leading to the Battle of Yorktown that ended the war. The present volume is one of only two signed copies known to exist.The item "King's Mountain and Its Heroes Signed by Lyman Draper First Edition RARE" is in sale since Wednesday, January 31, 2018. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "grayautographs" and is located in Spartanburg, South Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, South africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion.