Memoirs of a Cavalier; or a Military Journal of the Wars in Germany and the Wars in England (Everyman's Library #283)

By: DEFOE, Daniel

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Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


A likely 1908 first Everyman's Library edition (though undated). An Everyman's Library edition of Defoe's 1720 fictionalized memoir by an anonymous cavalier as he served under Gustavus Adolphus, King of Sweden and Charles I of England. With an introduction by G. A. Aitken. Everyman's Library catalog no. 283 in their Fiction series, edited by Ernest Rhys. --- In Everyman's style 1 maroon flexible leatherette variant binding with elaborate Reginald Knowles-designed gilt titling & floral decorations to cover and spine, ornate Knowles woodcut illustrations to title and frontis pages and to endpapers, top edge gilt, fragile sewn-in satin ribbon bookmark and rounded corners. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- With chafing to leather at spine ends (especially at tail) and 3 rather discreet rubberstampings by 2 prior owners. Interior binding remains tight. PLEASE NOTE: The leather covering of this item is quite fragile and is susceptible to damage such as flaking, powdering or disintegration.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); xxx, 307 pages

Title: Memoirs of a Cavalier; or a Military Journal of the Wars in Germany and the Wars in England (Everyman's Library #283)

Author Name: DEFOE, Daniel

Categories: >>Classic Fiction, Literature, >>European History, >>Everyman's Library Editions,

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd./E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: [c.1908]

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket

Stock No.: 84090