Philadelphia: Moses Thomas, 1814. FIRST. VG. Bound in full cloth with leather spine label, lettered in gilt. The first appearance of "The Star Spangled Banner, " here titled "Defence of Fort McHenry," in any publication other than newspapers. From the private collection of Judge Edward S. Delaplaine, noted Frederick County, Maryland jurist and author. Delaplaine has written a highly regarded book and numerous articles on Francis Scott Key.