Place Published: London
Publisher: Printed by J. Millan, near Whitehall
Date Published: 1752
Edition: 1st Edition
SEVEN YEARS’ WAR / FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR (1754-1763) BOOK
First edition. 5 x 8 inches. viii, 68pp. Disbound lacking half-title. C. S. = Charles Sackville. A couple of very small holes on the title page otherwise, very good condition.
Full title A Treatise concerning the Militia, in four Sections. I. Of the Militia in general. II. Of the Roman Militia. III. The proper Plan of a Militia, for this Country. IV. Observations upon this Plan.
The first edition of politician Charles Sackville, 2nd Duke of Dorset's analysis of the present state, and suggestions for the improvement of, the British Army in the mid eighteenth-century In 1751. Dorset had voted for a reduction of the standing army, his treatise elaborates upon this opinion, and makes recommendations for the composition and recruitment of a new national militia, with a general muster applied to every county.
The Seven Years War was a global conflict which ran from 1754 until 1763 and pitted a coalition of Great Britain and its allies against a coalition of France and its allies. The war escalated from a regional conflict between Great Britain and France in North America, known today as the French and Indian War.
Very Good. Item #8780