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The history of the wars, of His late Majesty Charles XII, King of Sweden : from his first landing in Denmark, to his return from Turkey to Pomerania / by A Scots gentleman in the Swedish service.

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Scots Gentleman in the Swedish Service.
Edition:
The second edition. With a continuation to the time of his death.
Publication:
London : Printed by H. P. for A. Bell, W. Taylor, and J. Osborne, 1720.
Format/Description:
Book
[4], 402, [2] p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 21 cm. (8vo)
Fingerprint:
y.nd m,er wnof Haus (3) 1720 (R)
Subjects:
Sweden -- History -- Charles XII, 1697-1718.
Form/Genre:
Booksellers' advertisements -- England -- London -- 18th century.
Place of Publication:
England London.
Notes:
Sometimes attributed to Daniel Defoe (Lee, Trent, Hutchins, Moore, Novak). Attribution disputed by Furbank and Owens.
"Continuation of the history:" p. 249-402.
First edition published London 1715, under title: The history of the wars of his present majesty Charles XII.
Advertisement on final leaf for books printed and sold by William Taylor.
Signatures: [A]⁴ B-Aa⁸ Cc².
Local notes:
Culture Class Collection copy has bookplate on front pastedown of Preston Viscount Gormanston.
Culture Class Collection copy final endleaf (originally the pastedown?) is torn off close to inner margin.
Penn Provenance:
Preston, Viscount Gormanston (bookplate) (Culture Class Collection copy)
Mendenhall, John C. (donor) (Singer-Mendenhall copy)
Penn Chronology:
1720
Cited in:
ESTC, T65953
Furbank and Owens. Defoe deattributions, 433
Moore, J.R. Checklist of the writings of Daniel Defoe, 433
Contributor:
Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731.
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
English Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
2738962
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