London: William Pearson, 1713. First edition. Hardcover. 20.5 x 13 cm. Octavo. , 23, xvi 3-448pp pp index. Subscriber's list, index. Complete with 15 folding plates in nice condition. Usually seen as two volumes, with the second volume starting with "A Compleat History of the Campaign, Anno, MDCCVIII". and with "An Abstract of the Treaty of Peace Concluded at Utrecht the 31st day of March/April 1713 " with continuous pagination. This copy is bound as 1 volume. The title page is not present, instead the page that would be bound as page 1-2 of the main text is in its place, reading "A Compleat History of the Present War, Anno MDCCII. Being the First Year of Her Majesty's Glorious Reign." with no publication information. Bound into 3/4 brown leather, marble boards, gilt lettering to spine. Some scuffing to the boards. Good. Item #70555
An early history of the Duke of Marlborough's military career and the War of Spanish Succession. Armorial bookplate of James B. Ferguson on front fixed endpaper. ESTC T114756. Francis Edwards military catalogue #2673, 2674, and 6779.