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Government and Contractors: The British Treasury and War Supplies 1775-1783

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The Athlone Press, University of London, 1971, first edition, hardcover with d/w, pp viii + [ii] + 274, 8vo.

During the American Revolution the British government faced the unprecedented task of feeding, clothing, arming and equipping large forces 3000 miles distant from their main sources of supply, for the organisation of which the Treasury was largely responsible. A view persisted that the Treasury used supply contracts as a form of political patronage. This book substantially reassesses, although does not totally vindicate, the Treasury’s performance.

The book is in very good condition. Pages are very clean and unmarked except for a former owners name to the FFEP. Binding tight. The d/w is also in very good condition, generally clean with some minor soiling. It is not price clipped.

Item details

Author(s):
Baker, Norman
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First edition, 1971
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0485131307
ISBN-13:
9780485131307
Number of pages:
274
Publisher:
Athlone Press
Title:
Government and Contractors: The British Treasury and War Supplies 1775-1783

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The Athlone Press, University of London, 1971, first edition, hardcover with d/w, pp viii + [ii] + 274, 8vo.

During the American Revolution the British government faced the unprecedented task of feeding, clothing, arming and equipping large forces 3000 miles distant from their main sources of supply, for the organisation of which the Treasury was largely responsible. A view persisted that the Treasury used supply contracts as a form of political patronage. This book substantially reassesses, although does not totally vindicate, the Treasury’s performance.

The book is in very good condition. Pages are very clean and unmarked except for a former owners name to the FFEP. Binding tight. The d/w is also in very good condition, generally clean with some minor soiling. It is not price clipped.

Author(s):
Baker, Norman
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First edition, 1971
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0485131307
ISBN-13:
9780485131307
Number of pages:
274
Publisher:
Athlone Press
Title:
Government and Contractors: The British Treasury and War Supplies 1775-1783

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