This is the concluding volume of a three-volume, widely acclaimed biography of William Pitt the Younger, who was Prime Minister of England from 1783 to 1801 and from 1804 to his death in 1806. The present volume covers the years from 1797 to his death, a period filled with momentous events.
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'(It)is much more than a biography: it is a monument to an entire tradition in British politics and historiography.' -- History Today
'A remarkable acheivement by any standards.' -- John Raymond, New Statesman
'Ehrman describes with a wealth of scholarship and learning unsurpassed by any historian of the period.' -- Spectator
'This is one of the great political biographies of our time. It is a work of definitive and masterly scholarship.' -- Lord Blake, The Sunday Times
'We ... have one of the major acheivements of British historiography in this century.' -- Daily Telegraph
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Book Description Constable, 1969. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. First Print. slight wear to to the jacket but book is in good condiction. Bookseller Inventory # 009484
Book Description Stanford University Press, U.S.A., 1969. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. First Edition. 1969 1st Edition, Clean brown Cloth, Gilt title, Stanford University Press label over Constable on title page, scarce condition, tiny crease to base of about 3 pages, NO Jacket Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 025131