Memoirs of the Life of Andrew Hofer: containing an Account of the Transacti ons in the Tyrol During the Year 1809. (Translated) by Charles Henry Hall. J. F. HORMAYR zu Hortenburg.
Memoirs of the Life of Andrew Hofer: containing an Account of the Transacti ons in the Tyrol During the Year 1809. (Translated) by Charles Henry Hall.

Memoirs of the Life of Andrew Hofer: containing an Account of the Transacti ons in the Tyrol During the Year 1809. (Translated) by Charles Henry Hall.

London. John Murray. 1820. Hardcover. 8vo. 21cm, xxii,198p., with attractive hand-coloured frontis portrait illus tration, engraved folding map, early rebinding in quarter green linen and p aper over boards, gilt titles along the spine, a very good to fine copy And reas Hofer (1767-1810) was a Tryolese patriot who captured the imagination of several of his contemporaries. "It is an anonymous publication, but it h as been conjectured, that it is the work of either Baron Hormayr, one of th e most active leaders of the Tyrolese patriots, or of some person in his co nfidence, whom he supplied with materials for the work". (preface). The wor k was first published in Leipzig in 1817, and translated into English by Ch arles Henry Hall. Item #19685

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