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The Romance of Rupert, Prince Palatine


By: Mrs. Steuart Erskine
Edition: First American Edition
Date: 1910
Published: D. Appleton and Company [New York]
Size (Details): 8vo (379 pages, 10 illustrations, index)
Binding: Hardcover [Black gilt embossed cloth]

Category: 17th-19th Centuries
From: The Military Bookman at Chartwell Booksellers
Item Number: 6441

Description: An impressive career Rupert (1619-1689) fought very capably for Charles I during the English Civil War, and again for Charles II as an admiral in the Anglo-Dutch Wars. He was also a scientist and the first Governor of the Hudson's Bay Company. Rather scarce. A very good copy, corners a bit frayed, spine head slightly nicked, small stain on spine, gilt slightly rubbed, front hinge split, issued without dust jacket.

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