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THREE VICTORIES AND A DEFEAT: THE RISE AND FALL OF THE FIRST BRITISH EMPIRE 1714-1783
Written by Brendan Simms.
Stock no. 1818381
Published by Basic Books. 1st USA 2009. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The dramatic story of the rise and decline of British eighteenth century imperial power. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w maps and illustrations. xvii and 802 pages including index. American Edition. ISBN: 9780465013326. Spine concave from binding process. Text block a little grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby.
A complete account of how the U.S. Navy rescued the fledgling nation and secured America's future. Grey spine, silver title, blue paper boards. B/w maps and illustrations. ISBN: 9780465020461. 2nd printing. Base of spine bumped. Faint marks to boards. Contents fine. Light rubbing to corners of dustwrapper.
The devastating rise and mysterious disappearance of the insect that shaped the American frontier. Black paper spine with gilt title, light tan paper boards. xxiii and 294 pages including index. ISBN: 0738208949. Top & tail of spine bumped, lower corners bumped. Contents fine. Pictorial wrapper is lightly creased at top & tail of spine and a little scuffed.