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Biography & Memoirs

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18th Century:Biography & Memoirs

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1 46781 GEORGE III: AMERICA'S LAST KING
Black, J.
Yale University Press, 2006 0300117329 / 9780300117325 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Hardback; very good in creased dustjacket. ; Illustrated. ; 475 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
2 48344 BURT'S LETTERS FROM THE NORTH OF SCOTLAND AS RELATED BY EDMUND BURT
Burt, E. (Withers, C. W. J. Introduction. ) (Simmons, A. edited.)
Birlinn, 1998 1874744904 / 9781874744900 Paperback Good 
Paperback; pages yellowed otherwise good in creased card covers. ; First published 1754 as 'Letters from A Gentleman in the North of Scotland to His Friend in London'. ; 305 pages 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
3 51938 BLACKBEARD: THE WORLD'S MOST NOTORIOUS PIRATE
Cabell, C. , Thomas, G. A. , & Richards, A.
John Wiley & Sons, 2012 1844159590 / 9781844159598 Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
Hardback; very good in creased dustjacket. ; The hunt for the pirate Edward Teach by the Governor of Virginia Alexander Spotswood, and Lieutenant Robert Maynard of HMS Pearl. Illustrated. ; 178 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
4 43524 CAPTAIN KIDD: THE HUNT FOR THE TRUTH
Cabell, C. , Thomas, G. A. , & Richards, A.
Pen & Sword, 2010 1844159612 / 9781844159611 Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
New hardback copies at a reduced price; published 19.99.; Illustrated. ; 164 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
5 52310 MARLBOROUGH AS MILITARY COMMANDER
Chandler, D.
Spellmount, 2003 186227195X / 9781862271951 Paperback New 
New paperback copies at a reduced price; published 16.99. ; Reprint of 1973 edition. With 33 illustrations and 17 maps. ; 368 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
6 42446 ADMIRAL LORD ST. VINCENT: SAINT OR TYRANT? THE LIFE OF SIR JOHN JERVIS, NELSON'S PATRON
Davidson, J. D. G.
Pen & Sword, 2006 184415386x / 9781844153862 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Hardback; fine in fine dustjacket. ; Illustrated. ; 230 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
7 55615 RUSSIA IN THE AGE OF CATHERINE THE GREAT
De Madariaga, I.
Phoenix Press, 2003 1842125117 / 9781842125113 Paperback Good 
Paperback; very good in creased card covers. ; Illustrated. ; 702 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
8 43453 HIS EXCELLENCY GEORGE WASHINGTON
Ellis, J. J.
Faber & Faber, 2004 0571212123 / 9780571212125 Hardcover Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Hardback; edge of pages yellowed otherwise good in very good dustjacket. ; Illustrated. ; 320 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
9 52289 FRIEDRICH DER GROSSE UND SEIN FRIEDENSWERK
Engelmann, J.
Podzun-Pallas, 1991 3790904260 / 9783790904260 Hardcover Good in Fair dust jacket 
Hardback; gloss pages a little bowed otherwise good in creased and chipped dustjacket. German text. ; Illustrated. ; 172 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
10 40638 WASHINGTON (AN ABRIDGMENT)
Freeman, D. S. (Harwell, R. Abridged)
Collier Books, 1992 0020432143 / 9780020432142 Paperback Very Good 
Paperback; very good in card covers. ; An abridgment on one volume of the seven-volume study by Douglas Southall Freeman, With new Introduction by Michael Kammen. Afterword by Dumas Malone. Maps, illustrations, +xxviiipp. ; 792 pages 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
11 48350 THE DUNDAS DESPOTISM
Fry, M.
Edinburgh University Press, 1992 0748603522 / 9780748603527 Paperback Good 
Paperback; dent to corners of a few pages otherwise very good in creased card covers. ; Biography of Henry Dundas, 1st viscount Melville (1742-1811) , and his son Robert, 2nd Viscount Melville (1771-1851) , they ruled Scotland from the 1770's to the 1830s. ; 425 pages 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
12 30852 THOMAS ANDERSON: KING'S OFFICER AND JACOBITE GENTLEMAN (1720-1752)
Gardner, B. & Evans, D.
Brendon Arts, 1992 0951466127 / 9780951466124 Booklet Very Good 
Booklet; very good in card covers. ; Including a brief history of the 2nd Dragoon Guards. ; 24 pages 
Price: 2.00 GBP

 
 
13 48337 EDINBURGH IN THE '45: BONNIE PRINCE CHARLIE AT HOLYROOD
Gibson, J. S.
Saltire Society, 1995 0854110674 / 9780854110674 Paperback Fine 
Paperback; fine in card covers. ; Illustrated. ; 65 pages 
Price: 2.00 GBP

 
14 43846 THE MUNRO LETTERS
Haley, A. H. (edited. )
Bullfinch Publications, 1992 095114278X / 9780951142783 Hardcover Very Good 
Hardback; very good in pictorial boards. ; Lieutenant Innes Munro of the 71st Regiment (McLeod's Highlanders). Munro served in India, the letters date from 1779 onwards. Illustrated. ; 119 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
15 39148 LIMEYS: THE TRUE STORY OF ONE MAN'S WAR AGAINST IGNORANCE, THE ESTABLISHMENT AND THE DEADLY SCURVY
Harvie, D. I.
Sutton, 2002 0750927720 / 9780750927727 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Hardback; very good in very good dustjacket. ; The true story of Dr James Lind's war against the establishment and the deadly scurvey. Illustrated. ; 314 pages 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
16 44171 ORDERLY BOOK AND JOURNAL OF MAJOR JOHN HAWKS, ON THE TICONDEROGA-CROWN POINT CAMPAIGN, UNDER GENERAL JEFFREY AMHERST, 1759-1760
Hawks, J. (Hastings, H. edited. )
Kessinger Publishing, 2010 Paperback Fine 
Paperback; fine in card covers. ; Reprint of 1911 edition. ; 92 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
17 48336 AN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY SECRETARY AT WAR: THE PAPERS OF WILLIAM, VISCOUNT BARRINGTON
Hayter, T. (edited. )
Army Records Society, 1988 0370312279 / 9780370312279 Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Hardback; corners of boards dented, light foxing to edge of pages otherwise good in creased dustjacket. ; Army Records Society Volume 4. Barrington served under George II and George III, from 1755 to 1778; Army Records Society; Vol. 4; 418 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
18 48241 BLACKBEARD: AMERICA'S MOST NOTORIOUS PIRATE
Konstam, A.
John Wiley & Sons, 2006 047175885X / 9780471758853 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Hardback; very good in creased dustjacket. ; Biography of the eighteenth century pirate Edward Teach. Illustrated. ; 322 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
19 54943 COMMAND 10: MARLBOROUGH
Konstam, A.
Osprey, 2010 1849083614 / 9781849083614 Paperback Very Good 
Command 10. Paperback; very good in card covers. ; The background, strategies, tactics and battlefield experiences of the greatest commanders of history. Illustrated. ; Command; Vol. 10; 64 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
20 49881 INDOMITABLE COLONEL
MacLean, L.
Shepheard Walwyn, 1986 0856830801 / 9780856830808 Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Hardback; edge of pages yellowed, otherwise very good in creased dustjacket. ; Biography of Sir Alan Cameron of Erracht (1750-1828) . The founder and first Colonel of the 79th Regiment, Cameron Highlanders. ; 322 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
21 25783 FLORA MACDONALD: THE JACOBITE HEROINE IN SCOTLAND & NORTH AMERICA
MacLeod, R.
Shepheard Walwyn, 1995 0856831476 / 9780856831478 Paperback Very Good 
Paperback; very good in card covers. ; Illustrated. ; 255 pages 
Price: 3.00 GBP

 
22 48346 GALLEY SLAVE
Marteilhe, J.
Seaforth Publishing, 2010 1848320701 / 9781848320703 Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
Seafarers' Voices No. 1. New hardback copies at a reduced price; published 12.99. ; Abridged edition of the Memoir of Jean Marteilhe 'a Protestant condemned to the Galley's of France for his Religion'; who served for six years until release in 1713. ; Seafarers' Voices; Vol. 1; 210 pages 
Price: 4.99 GBP

 
 
23 52425 PETER THE GREAT: HIS LIFE AND WORK
Massie, R. K.
Alfred A. Knopf, 1980 0394500326 / 9780394500324 Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Hardback; boards faded, otherwise good in creased and yellowed dustjacket. ; Maps & illustrations, +xiipp. ; 909 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
24 45071 BEHOLD THE HERO: GENERAL WOLFE AND THE ARTS IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
McNairn, A.
Liverpool University Press, 1997 0853237328 / 9780853237327 Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
New hardback copies at a reduced price; published 40.00.; The representations of General James Wolfe in both popular culture and high art. Illustrated. ; 306 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
25 24520 BLACKBEARD: THE REAL PIRATE OF THE CARIBBEAN
Parry, D.
National Maritime Museum, 2006 0948065699 / 9780948065699 Paperback Fine 
Paperback; fine in card covers. ; Illustrated. Book produced to accompany the BBC television program. ; 192 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
26 55528 THE LETTERBOOK OF ELIZA LUCAS PINCKNEY 1739-1762
Pinckey, E. (edited. )
University of South Carolina Press, 1997 157003186x / 9781570031861 Paperback Good 
Paperback; gloss pages of illustrations wrinkled otherwise good in card covers. ; Letters by one of Colonial America's most accomplished women. With new Introduction. Illustrated. ; 195 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
27 50803 THE INSATIABLE EARL: A LIFE OF JOHN MONTAGU, 4TH EARL OF SANDWICH 1718-1792
Rodger, N. A. M.
W. W. Norton & Company, 1994 0393333299 / 9780393333299 Paperback Very Good 
A new paperback copy but rear card cover scratched. Reprint. ; Illustrated. ; 425 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
28 44287 NELSON'S HERO: THE STORY OF HIS 'SEA-DADDY' CAPTAIN WILLIAM LOCKER
Sharman, V. T.
Pen & Sword Books, 2005 1844152669 / 9781844152667 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Hardback; very good in lightly creased dustjacket. ; Illustrated. ; 210 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
29 48333 THE ACCOUNTS OF THOMAS GREEN, MUSIC TEACHER AND TUNER OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, 1742-1790
Sheldrick, G. (edited. )
Hertfordshire Record Society, 1992 0951072870 / 9780951072875 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Hardback; very good in creased dustjacket. ; +xxixpp. ; 169 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
30 50595 COOTE BAHADUR: A LIFE OF LIEUTENANT-GENERAL SIR EYRE COOTE, K.B.
Sheppard, E. W.
Werner Laurie, 1956 Hardcover Fair in Fair dust jacket 
Hardback; heavy foxing to edge of pages otherwise good in foxed dustjacket. ; Best known for his many years of service with the British Army in India. His victory at the Battle of Wandiwash is considered a decisive turning point in the struggle for control in India between Britain and France. Known by his sepoy troops as Coote Bahadur (Coote the Brave). Illustrations & maps. ; 247 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
31 48340 CAMPAIGNERS GRAVE AND GAY: STUDIES OF FOUR SOLDIERS OF THE EIGHTEENTH AND NINETEENTH CENTURIES
Thornton, L. H.
Cambridge, 1925 Hardcover Fair in Poor dust jacket 
Hardback; dent to corners of pages otherwise good in heavily torn and part-missing dustjacket. First edition. ; Marshal Maurice de Saxe; Major-General Sir Robert Rollo Gillespie; Lord Peterborough; and Major-General James Wolfe. Maps. ; 323 pages 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
32 32903 RODNEY AND THE BREAKING OF THE LINE
Trew, P.
Pen & Sword, 2006 1844151433 / 9781844151431 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Hardback, fine in fine dustjacket. ; Biography of George Brydges Rodney (1718-1792) and his service during the American War of Independence. Illustrations & maps. ; 236 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
33 47135 JONATHAN WILD: CONMAN AND CUTPURSE
Van Der Kiste, J.
Amberley Publishing, 2009 1848682190 / 9781848682191 Paperback New 
New paperback copies at a reduced price; published 12.99. ; The 'Thief Taker General of Great Britain and Ireland'. Illustrated. ; 95 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
34 39992 JOHN PAUL JONES: A RESTLESS SPIRIT
Vansittart, P.
Robson Books, 2004 1861056214 / 9781861056214 Hardcover Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Hardback; wrinkle to endpaper otherwise good in very good dustjacket. ; Illustrated. ; 266 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
35 48331 ADMIRAL BYNG: HIS RISE AND EXECUTION
Ware, C.
Pen & Sword, 2009 1844157814 / 9781844157815 Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
New hardback copies at a reduced price; published 19.99.; Illustrated. ; 192 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
36 47915 ELCHO OF THE '45
Wemyss, A. (Gibson, J. S. edited. )
Saltire Society, 2003 0854110801 / 9780854110803 Paperback Good 
Paperback; new copies but dent to corners of pages. ; Biography of David Lord Elcho, based upon his journals. Elcho commanded Prince Charles Edward's cavalry during 1745-46. Illustrated. ; 245 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
37 30204 THE OFFICIAL DIARY OF LIEUTENANT-GENERAL WILLIAMSON, DEPUTY-LIEUTENANT OF THE TOWER OF LONDON 1722-1747
Williamson. (Fox, J. C. edited. )
Royal Historical Society, 1912 Hardcover Fair 
Hardback, foxing to pages, otherwise good in blemished and chipped boards. ; Camden Third Series. Vol XXII. ; 283 pages 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
38 26767 THE PIRATES PRIEST
Young, E. & Helweg-Larsen, K.
Jarrolds, 1965 Hardcover Fair in Fair dust jacket 
Hardback; foxing to edge of pages otherwise good in heavily torn and creased dustjacket. ; The life of Pere Labat in the West Indies 1693-1705.; 200 pages 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
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