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The History of the Wars, of his present Majesty Charles XII. King of Sweden; from his first landing in Denmark, to his return from Turkey to Pomerania. By a Scots gentleman in the Sweedish Service.
Printed for A. Bell in Cornhil. 1715 [4], 192, 225-400pp. 8vo. Pages 380-381 misnumbered 376-377. Original paper flaw to B1 without loss of text, old stain to leading edge pages 225-244, some occasional sl. dusting to fore-edges & titlepage. Contemporary panelled calf, raised bands, red morocco label. From the Library of Invercauld Castle, Braemar, with signature of Robert Comvie on titlepage, again on inner front board, and a note of the purchase price '2 shill' on front endpaper.ESTC T65952. Sometimes attributed to Daniel Defoe (Lee, Trent, Hutchins, Moore, Novak), but the attribution is disputed by Furbank and Owens, Defoe De-attributions.
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