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A Military Miscellany: Vol I: Extracts From Colonel Tempelhoffe's History Of The Seven Years War - 1ST EDITION

£50.00

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Hardback. Plastic dust-jacket, scratched chipped and gouged. Loose at the bottom and top of the spine Blue imitation leather spine. Front board plain grey with foxing and bumped. Backboard plain grey with foxing. Deckle edges . Poor condition. Front board and spine has sprung, back board still attached but split. Paste-down has a bookplate with the plastic dust-jacket attached to it on four sides, has some staining the bottom the page. Half title page has split from the binding from the 6 cm from the bottom, 1 cm of the page across the bottom the title page is missing. Title page and dedication page has come loose from the spine. Contents page has split from the spine 10 cm from the bottom of the page.1 cm across the bottom the contents page is missing and 0.05 c m strip is missing from the edge of the contents page. A strip of is missing along the edge. of the introduction page 11. 0.05 strips of pages 13 to 20 are missing at the bottom of the page. All the pages are intact and readable with handling marks. Back end paper has some some writing on it.

Printed for T. Cadell M DCC XCIII (1793)

Lindsay fought as a grenadier officer during the American War of Independence in the 1770's and 80's, seeing action at both St Lucia and Gibraltar. At the close of hostilities he was promoted Lieutenant Colonel of his regiment, but committed suicide during his defence of the Island of Martinique in March 1795. ThIs volume of military history consist chiefly of a series of extracts translated from von Tempelhoff's 'Geschichte des Siebenjährigen Krieges', alongside a translation of a treatise on winter posts based on the War of the Bavarian Succession in 1778. Lindsay introduces the book with a detailed summary of the course of the Seven Years War from the British perspective, engaging with General Lloyd's history, and closes with his own eye-witness accounts of fighting at St Lucia and Gibraltar during the American War of Independence. A rare book.

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Author(s):
Lindsay, Lieutenant Colonel Colin
Condition:
Poor
Dimensions:
14 x 23
Edition:
First Edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
213
Publisher:
Published by printed for T. Cadell 1793
Title:
Extracts From Colonel Tempelhofer History Of The Seven Years War. Also A Treatise On Winter Posts. To Which Is Added, A Narrative Of Events At St.

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Hardback. Plastic dust-jacket, scratched chipped and gouged. Loose at the bottom and top of the spine Blue imitation leather spine. Front board plain grey with foxing and bumped. Backboard plain grey with foxing. Deckle edges . Poor condition. Front board and spine has sprung, back board still attached but split. Paste-down has a bookplate with the plastic dust-jacket attached to it on four sides, has some staining the bottom the page. Half title page has split from the binding from the 6 cm from the bottom, 1 cm of the page across the bottom the title page is missing. Title page and dedication page has come loose from the spine. Contents page has split from the spine 10 cm from the bottom of the page.1 cm across the bottom the contents page is missing and 0.05 c m strip is missing from the edge of the contents page. A strip of is missing along the edge. of the introduction page 11. 0.05 strips of pages 13 to 20 are missing at the bottom of the page. All the pages are intact and readable with handling marks. Back end paper has some some writing on it.

Printed for T. Cadell M DCC XCIII (1793)

Lindsay fought as a grenadier officer during the American War of Independence in the 1770's and 80's, seeing action at both St Lucia and Gibraltar. At the close of hostilities he was promoted Lieutenant Colonel of his regiment, but committed suicide during his defence of the Island of Martinique in March 1795. ThIs volume of military history consist chiefly of a series of extracts translated from von Tempelhoff's 'Geschichte des Siebenjährigen Krieges', alongside a translation of a treatise on winter posts based on the War of the Bavarian Succession in 1778. Lindsay introduces the book with a detailed summary of the course of the Seven Years War from the British perspective, engaging with General Lloyd's history, and closes with his own eye-witness accounts of fighting at St Lucia and Gibraltar during the American War of Independence. A rare book.

Author(s):
Lindsay, Lieutenant Colonel Colin
Condition:
Poor
Dimensions:
14 x 23
Edition:
First Edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
213
Publisher:
Published by printed for T. Cadell 1793
Title:
Extracts From Colonel Tempelhofer History Of The Seven Years War. Also A Treatise On Winter Posts. To Which Is Added, A Narrative Of Events At St.

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