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FIFTEEN DECISIVE BATTLES OF THE WORLD by EDWARD SHEPHERD CREASY - Hardcover - 1851 - from Antique Books Den (SKU: 001455)

FIFTEEN DECISIVE BATTLES OF THE WORLD

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FIFTEEN DECISIVE BATTLES OF THE WORLD

by EDWARD SHEPHERD CREASY

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NEW YORK OR BOSTON : H M CALDWELL, 1851 LIGHT TAN COVER, BROWN AND GREEN RAISED DESIGN FRONT AND SPINE. FRONT HAS 2 LIGHT CREASES WHERE SOMETHING WAS LAID ON TOP. GOLD WORN TOP OF PAGES. FORMER OWNER NAME INSIDE FRONT ON LABEL. BOOK COVER WORN INSIDE EDGES, TIGHT AND CLEAN THROUGHOUT. MISSING INSIDE FRONT PAGE, BACK FEW PAGE SHOW HOLES ALONG EDGES. NICE DETAIL. MARATHON, ATHENIANS AT SYRACUSE, ARBELA, METAURUS, ROMAN LEGIONS UNDER VARUS, CHALONS, TOURS AND HASTINGS, JOAN OF ARC, SPANISH ARMADA, BLENHEIM, PULTOWA, AMERICANS OVER BURGOYNE 1777, VALMY AND WATERLOO 1815. PUBLISHED CIRCA 1851. NO DATE. Sir Edward Shepherd Creasy (12 September 1812 – 17 January 1878) was an English historian and jurist. He was born the son of a Land Agent in Bexley, Kent, England and educated at Eton College (where he won the Newcastle Scholarship in 1831) and King's College, Cambridge. He was called to the Bar in 1837 and appointed assistant judge at the Westminster sessions court. In 1840, he began teaching history at the University of London and wrote a number of historical books including The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World (1851). ANTIQUE BOOKS DEN, WHERE INTERESTING BOOKS LIVE.

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Originally published: London : R. Bentley, 1851.

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Bookseller
Antique Books Den US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
001455
Title
FIFTEEN DECISIVE BATTLES OF THE WORLD
Author
EDWARD SHEPHERD CREASY
Illustrator
ILLUSTRATED
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
H M CALDWELL
Place of Publication
NEW YORK OR BOSTON
Date Published
1851
Keywords
BATTLES, WAR, CREASY
Bookseller catalogs
History; Famous Authors; EDUCATION;
Size
12mo - over 6� - 7�" tall

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