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    From the Young General Who Defeated the French in Canada

    [James Wolfe]. General Wolfe's Instructions to Young Officers: Also His Orders for a Battalion and an Army. Together With the Orders and Signals Used in Embarking and Debarking an Army by Flat-bottom'd Boats, &c. and a Placart to the Canadians. To which is prefixed, the Resolution of the House of Commons for his Monument; and his Character, and the Dates of all his Commissions. Also the Duty of an Adjutant and Quartermaster, &c. London: J. Millan, 1780.

    Second edition. Octavo. xii, 106 pages.

    Contemporary calf. Titles stamped in gilt on a black leather spine label. Poor repair to front joint, otherwise light shelf wear to boards. Contents reasonably bright and overall a very good copy.

    General James Wolfe, young by a general's standards, is chiefly remembered for his victory over the French in Canada. Wolfe was killed as he advanced during the Battle of the Plains of Abraham in 1759.


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