A complete history of the origin and progress of the late war (2 vol. set)

A complete history of the origin and progress of the late war : from its commencement, to the exchange of the ratifications of peace, between Great-Britain, France and Spain: On the 10th of February, 1763. Two volume set.

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London : Printed for J. Knox, near Southampton Street, in the Strand, 1764.


Two octavo volumes. 771p. Reissue of the 1763 W. Nicoll edition. Bound in contemporary calf, modern red and black leather spine labels. Rehinged and rejointed, occasional marginal soiling. Contemporary signature of John Airth, 1778 on title page and pastedown. Blindstamp on title and E1, ink library number stamped at foot of p.48 and title. Sabin 15057.

A detailed contemporary history of the French and Indian War, including developments of the Seven Years War in Europe. Included are the campaigns in North America from the invasion of Virginia by the French to the conquest of Canada by the English. From the same  author of the 1761 edition "Complete History of the Present War from its commencement in 1756, to the end of the campaign, 1760." Sabin 15058 (noted in The Critical review, or, Annals of literature Vol. XVI, 1763 in ref. to Vol. XII, 1762.).

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