A HISTORY OF THE BRITISH ARMY. Volume I & II . 1 & 2 First Part to the Close of the Seven Years War

Fortescue The Hon.J.W

Published by MacMillan, 1899
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Vol 1- 1910 2nd printing, xxxv, 591 pages, 22 colored maps,interior fine , original red cloth, notes.== vol 2 - Macmillan, 1899, 1st printing, orig red cloth, VG condition, xxii, 613 pages, 27 color maps., index. Vol. I - from the Battle of Hastings to the end of Marlborough's Wars (1713). Includes such famous battles as Robert Bruce's victory over the English at Bannockburn; the triumph of Edward III's longbow firing English at Crecy,; Henry V's battle against the French ( and the odds) at Agincourt, in 1415; the Earl of Surrey's hard-fought victory over King James Scots at Flodden; the battles of the English Civil War; Dunkirk Dunes, Tangiers, and the battles of Marlborough's campaigns - Blenheim, Ramilles, Oudenarde and Malplaquet. The volume also traces the development of European Armies infantry, cavalry and artillery, and the specific changes in Britain during the period. Vol. 2 - Vol. II covers the period 1713 to 1763 when the foundations of the British Empire were laid. It includes the Jacobite Rebellions of 1715 and 1745, the scandals of the reign of King George I, the war with Spain. Both volumes clean with no marks. Spines slightly sunned. . Bookseller Inventory #

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Publisher: MacMillan
Publication Date: 1899
Binding: Card Covers
Book Condition: Very Good+

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