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Great Campaigns by  Major C. edited by Captain C. Cooper King Adams - Hardcover - Not stated - 1877 - from Scraps of American History and Biblio.com

Great Campaigns : A Succinct Account of the Principal Military Operations which have Taken Place in Europe from 1796 to 1870

by Adams, Major C. edited by Captain C. Cooper King

Condition: Fair/No jacket


Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1877. Not stated. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 624 pages with index, illustrated with five fold-out maps. Edited from the lectures and writings of the late Major C. Adams, professor of Military History at the Royal Military and Staff Colleges. Red cloth binding with blindstamped borders on front and back covers and gilt titles on spine, gray end papers. Spine darkened with chip in upper edge affecting part of titles, tear in cloth of spine, spotting, cloth split at spine edges, part of cloth missing at base of spine, corners bumped and frayed, spotting of cover, edge wear, former owner's name "O. B. Mitchall, Lieut. of Ordnance, received August 8th, 1884," interior pages a little tanned at edges, binding tight.


  • Bookseller: Scraps of American History US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 01374
  • Title: Great Campaigns
  • Author: Adams, Major C. edited by Captain C. Cooper King
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fair
  • Jacket condition: No jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Not stated
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: William Blackwood and Sons
  • Place: Edinburgh and London
  • Date published: 1877
  • Keywords: history, military, wars, battles, engagements, Europe
  • Bookseller catalogs: History;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / General;


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