The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World: From Marathon to Waterloo by E.S. Creasy
The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World: From Marathon to Waterloo by E.S. Creasy, published in 1858. Sections Include: Victory of Arminius Over the Roman Legions Under Varus, The Battle of Chalons A.D. 451, The Battle of Tours A.D. 732, The Battle of Hastings A.D. 1066, The Defeat of the Spanish Armada A.D. 1588, Victory of the Americans over Burgyoyne at Saratoga A.D. 1777, etc. etc. Hardcover in full leather with marbled endsheets. Leather lightly sunned, and shelfwear to corners and ends. Beautiful vintage bookplate of the Right Hon. Charles Lindley Viscount of Halifax an early British politician.