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The History of Henri de La Tour D'Auvergne, Viscount de Turenne, Marshal-General of France. In two volumes.

The History of Henri de La Tour D'Auvergne, Viscount de Turenne, Marshal-General of France. In two volumes.

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The History of Henri de La Tour D'Auvergne, Viscount de Turenne, Marshal-General of France. In two volumes.

by RAMSAY, Andrew

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1735 ENGLISH 1ed Turenne Henri d'Auvergne France Military Dutch War Flanders

Henri d'Auvergne, more commonly known as Turenne, was a famous 17th-century French Marshal General known for being one of the greatest military leaders in French history. He led successful campaigns in the Dutch Warr, against the Spanish Netherlands, and wars in Flanders. All of these campaigns, as well as his political influence are covered in detail in Andrew Ramsay's "History of Henri de la Tour d'Auvergne". This book is considered one of the best histories of Turenne.

Item number: #20214

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RAMSAY, Andrew

The History of Henri de La Tour D'Auvergne, Viscount de Turenne, Marshal-General of France. In two volumes.

London : Printed by James Bettenham, 1735. First edition.


Details:

· Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 volumes

o Vol. I – [8], 496, [10]

o Vol. II – [4], 416 (i.e., 516), [4]

Pagination errors at end of volume are expected

· Provenance: Armorial Bookplate – Capt. Campbell Kilberry

o Major Colin Campbell, 7th of Kilberry (c. 1721-1798). Clan Campbell is a Highland Scottish clan. Historically one of the largest and most powerful of the Highland clans, their lands were in Argyll and the chief of the clan became the Earl and later Duke of Argyll. Motto: NE OUBLIE PAS

· Language: English

· Binding: Leather; tight and secure

· Size: ~8in X 5.25in (20.5cm x 13.5cm)

· Quite scarce

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Bookseller
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Bookseller's Inventory #
20214
Title
The History of Henri de La Tour D'Auvergne, Viscount de Turenne, Marshal-General of France. In two volumes.
Author
RAMSAY, Andrew
Format/Binding
Leather; tight and secure
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
James Bettenham
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1735
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
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