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Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. In light brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed along edges. Price clipped). Soem minor darkening to endpapers. Inscribed on main title page “For Ken, an admirer for ‘Milord Marl.’ and his period, David Chandler, Sept ‘98.” Else a very clean and tight copy. 276pp. With b/w portrait plates and a map. Extracts from the memoirs of two contasting soldiers from the Marlborough period. Robert Parker rose from to obscurity to the rank of Captain of Grenadiers, Compte de Merode-Westerloo was an aristocrat who rose to be Field-Marshall. Parker was a competent soldier whos’e writings sho that he hero-worshipped Marlborough; The Compte was an arrogant, grudge-bearing man who probably should not have been given such high responsibility.
Title: Robert Parker and Comte de Merode-Westerloo. The Marlborough Wars. Military Memoirs. SIGNED.
Publisher: Longmans. 1968 1st edition.:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 78749
Keywords: BIOGRAPHIES/LETTERS/DIARIES DAVID CHANDLER, Robert Parker, Comte de Merode-Westerloo, Marlborough Wars, Military Memoirs, first edition, dustwrapper, signed