Place Published: London
Publisher: William Heinemann
Date Published: 1909
Binding: Hard Cover
5-3/4 x 8-3/4 inches. xiv, -522pp.(1)
Dark blue original cloth, bright gilt lettering and gilt crest on front cover. Spine ends very slightly crushed. Tight, bright and clean plates. Thirty-two pages of b&w illustrations, six battle-plans. Index. Top edge gilt, fore- and bottom-edges untrimmed. Previous owner's name on front endpaper, small and neat. Very good+ condition
Classic collection of the letters of James Wolfe.
The life and correspondence of General James Wolfe (1727-1759), covering his boyhood in Kent, early military career as a junior officer in Flanders and Holland, and at Culloden and Falkirk against the Jacobite forces, life in Glasgow and postings elsewhere in Scotland in the late 1740s and 1750s, and war against the French forces in North America in the lates 1750s culminating in the siege and assault on the French-Canadian city of Quebec in 1759.
Very Good+. Item #505