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MAURICE (Bt. Lt.-Col. J.F., RA) Hostilities Without Declaration of War. An Historical Abstract of The Cases in Which Hostilities Have Occurred Between Civilized Powers Prior to Declaration or Warning. From 1700 to 1870. Compiled in the Intelligence Branch of the QMG's Dept. 1st Ed., xiii+90pp. HMSO. 1883  #50909
[HLMainPic] Official survey of 107 occasions when this happened, some notable ones including the First Silesian War of 1740, Seven Years War 1756-63, wars in the Low Countries between Holland & France in 1790s & further incidences of French aggression during the Napoleonic Wars, Crimean War, Franco-Prussian War 1870, &c., with emphasis on how hostilities came about &/or were justifiable. Orig. red cloth, blindstamped & gilt, some staining to front o/w fine. See illustration on our website.   £95

     


 

 



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