Title By England's Aid. Or: The Freeing of the Netherlands (1585-1604).
Publisher London, Blackie & Son, 1891 1st edition.
Seller ID 78675
Tall 8vo. Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. In bevelled red pictorial cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. Purple endpapers. Olive green edges. In good/very good condition. Cover is a little worn but inside very clean and tight; Spine faded, rubbing to corners and nicks to ends of spine. Some darkening and minor marks to boards. Hinges slightly cracked between endpapers. Else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. 384pp. Cat.32pp. 10 b/w ills.by Alfred Pearse. 4 maps. The story, By England's Aid continues the account of the Dutch struggle for Independence first presented in By Pike and Dyke. Two English lads, brothers, experience the major conflicts in the struggle meeting one of the greatest generals of the time, Sir Francis Vere. Their adventures include the Spanish Armada, the battle of Cadiz, life in Holland and Spain, the Battle of Ostend and more.
G. A. HENTY G.A. HENTY, England's Aid, Freeing, Netherlands, 1585-1604, Sir Francis Vere, Spanish Armada, Cadiz, Holland, Spain, Alfred Pearse, 1891, 1st edition,