The Siege Of Gibraltar 1779-1783..
Bound in original blue cloth, gilt, in pictorial dust wrapper, which had a little edge wear and chips; otherwise a very good copy.
B. T. Batsford.,
(british battles series).
FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 208 pp.
Illustrated by 16 pages of black and white plates, paginated in text, by 4 maps and plans, and by title page and tailpiece vignettes.
A volume in the British Battles series by Tom Henderson McGuffie. A detailed account of the long siege of Gibraltar, under the command of General Eliott, 1779-83. The blockade by French and Spanish naval forces was Broken on three occasions by Admirals Rodney, Darby and Howe and the sortie of November 1781 destroyed part of the enemy's lines.
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