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Hardback, 8 x 5.5 inches. In full polished “Tree-calf” leather binding, with raised banding, gilt lettering to red leather label, and decoration to spine. Gilt paneled boards with school vignette to front and back. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good condition. Spine very slightly faded, small thin chip to top edge. Some minor rubbing to edges and bumps to corners. Bookplate and vignettes read “Sherborne School.” Binders stamp to verso of endpaper “Bickers and Son, London.” Pages clean and bright. Else a very clean and tight copy. 639pp. Some maps in text. The author has chosen fifteen battles which changed history in some way and describes the context, the battle and the consequences. Marathon, Syracuse, Arbela, Metaurus, Chalons, Tours, Hastings, Orleans, Spanish Armada, Blenheim, Pultowa, Saratoga, Valmy, Waterloo.
Title: The Fifteen Decisive Battles Of The World. From Marathon To Waterloo.
Categories: Military Subjects,
Publisher: Richard Bentley & Son. London. 1886 (32nd.ed.).:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 79560
Keywords: Military Subjects SIR EDWARD CREASY, Fifteen, Decisive, Battles, Marathon, Syracuse, Arbela, Metaurus, Chalons, Tours, Hastings, Orleans, Spanish Armada, Blenheim, Pultowa, Saratoga, Valmy, Waterloo, context, battle, consequences, 1886 (32nd.ed.), full polished “Tree-calf” leather binding, fine binding, Sherborne School, Bickers and Son,