THE DEFEAT OF THE SPANISH ARMADA Garrett Mattingly 1959
23.5 x 16.5 x 3 cm
Of this book it can be said, ‘Here is a new way of writing history.’ Garrett Mattingly, Professor of European History at Columbia University, has applied his unrivalled scholarship to a long-planned task which he has brought to triumphant accomplishment.
In putting the naval campaign back into its context of the first great international crisis of modern history, and showing how it affected men’s actions and plans and hopes, he has connected a series of scenes or episodes, shifting the focus from England to the Continent and from courts to ships and cities….
• Publisher: Jonathan Cape; 2nd Impression edition (1959)
• ASIN: B001HXJ7T4
Book Society Choice – JONATHAN CAPE London – 2nd Impression 1959 – printed in Great Britain – 382 pages – hardback book with strengthened dj. Condition- fingered edge of pages grey, previously owned and shelf rubbed and tired. Complete – good reading copy.
SKU AR.AM812 306