The Coward of Minden: The Affair of Lord George Sackville :: Piers Mackesy soon to be presented for sale on the incomparable BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Allen Lane, 1979, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Plans of battle; Black & white plates; List of sources;
From the cover: Iord George Sackville was court-martialled for disobedience at the battle of Minden in 1759 and pronounced to be unfit to serve His Majesty in any military capacity whatsoever. Yet fifteen years later, as Lord George Germain, he became Secretary of State for the American Colonies and took charge of the war against American Independence.
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A hint of edgewear to the dust wrapper with a nick to the bottom corner of the upper panel. Slight age-spotting to the edges of the text block. The contents complete, clean and tight.
Yellow boards with Black titling to the Spine. 279 pages. Index. 8¾” x 5¾”.
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