The General History of the Late War; Containing It's Rise, Progress, and Event, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America
Place Published: London
Publisher: Edward Dilly
Date Published: 1765
Description: And Exhibiting The State of the Belligerent Powers at the Commencement of the War, Their Interests and Objects in it's Continuation; and Remarks on the Measures, Which led Great Britain to Victory and Conquest, Interspersed with The Characters of the able and disinterested Statesmen...and with Accurate Descriptions of the Seat of War, the Nature and Importance of our Conquests, and of the most remarkable Battles by Sea and Land. 8 folding maps. 39 (out of 41) engraved portraits. 5 volumes. 8vo, contemporary calf, leather labels. London: Edward Dilly, 1765. Second Edition.
Comments: A contemporary history of the Seven Years War including the French and Indian War in North America. John Entick was a historian and schoolmaster who authored several works on 18th century British history. All volumes are worn on the spines and edges of corners. All volumes lightly worn on covers. Volumes II, III, IV have their covers detached. Hinges are cracked on volumes I and V. All volumes have a small area of the front flyleaves cut out. All volumes have offsetting from the portraits. The folding maps include a map of North America, a map of the West Indies, a map of the East Indies, and a plan of the Siege of Quebec. Howes E-165a. Sabin 22667.Edition: Second
Book ID: 244311