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AN HISTORICAL JOURNAL OF THE BRITISH CAMPAIGN ON THE CONTINENT, IN THE YEAR 1794; with the Retreat through Holland, in the year 1795
Birmingham, printed for the author by Swinney & Hawkins, 1797.. FIRST EDITION 1797, 4to, approximately 280 x 215 mm, 11 x 8¼ inches, large folding hand coloured map of the seat of war as frontispiece, 4 hand coloured folding plans, pages: x, 183, bound in full leather, ornate gilt borders to covers with floral motif at corners, rebacked with original backstrip laid on, gilt decoration to spine, gilt lettered morocco labels, gilt inner dentelles (turn ins), all edges gilt, original pink endpapers retained. Spine rubbed and slightly worn, a few hairline cracks and chips to date label, few slight indentations and light scratches to covers, corners slightly worn, shelf wear to edges, inner paper hinges neatly repaired with matching cloth, small grazed patch on front pastedown, slight foxing to title page and prelims, 8 pages heavily foxed in Book III, occasional pale brown spot to margins, contents otherwise very bright and clean, small closed edge tear to map and 2 plans, neatly repaired on reverse. Binding tight and firm. A very good copy. Britain's part in the War of the First Coalition which represented the first major concerted effort of multiple European powers to contain Revolutionary France. Britain came into the war being waged by Austria, Prussia, Spain and others when Louis XVI was executed in 1793. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.
      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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