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Gibraltar Besieged 1779-1783. First Edition in dustjacket

By: RUSSELL, Jack

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Heinemann, London, 1965,:

Seller ID: 30131


RUSSELL, Jack. Gibraltar Besieged 1779-1783. London : Heinemann, (1965). First Edition. Pp 308. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth. "Jack Russell's accountof the siege tells the day-by-day story of nearly four years of endurance of starvation, disease, cannon-fire, and finally of the Grand Attack. His research has brought to light facts which reveal a less heroic side of the story, but no less human, and certainly no less amusing. Using letters, journals, and diaries of the day, he takes us through the triumphal arch and into the confined, factious, gossippy, bawdy and brave society of the besi... View more info

Gibraltar : The Keystone. First Edition in dustjacket

By: STEWART, John D.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston , 1967,:

Seller ID: 24452


STEWART, John D. Gibraltar : The Keystone. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1967. First Printing. Pp 335 + frontispiece. 8vo, blue cloth. A general work but with many nautical sidelights, especially chapter 16, "The True Trafalgar". With bibliography and index. Very good in slightly chipped, price-clipped dustjacket. 35.00 View more info