A True and genuine history of the two last wars against France and Spain [electronic resource] : In which the genius, weakness, pride, and barbarity of the latter, during the author's being prisoner of war amongst them, are particularly remarked, for the service of those who are employed in the present war between Great Britain and the nation. Interspersed with many entertaining accidents and instructive stories of the Late Earl of Peterborough, other general officers, admirals, volunteers, &c. With a description of many cities, towns, and countries; their manners and customs, as well religious as civil; observations on their monasteries and nunneries: likewise their bull-feasts, and other publick diversions. By Capt. George Carleton, present in the engagements both in the fleet and the army
- Uniform Title:
- Memoirs of an English officer
- London : Printed for Francis Gosling, at the Crown and Mitr against Fester-lane, in Fleet-street, MDCCXLI. 
- Physical Description:
- 8 unnumbered pages, 352 pages ; 8⁰.
- Additional Creators:
- Carleton, George, active 1728
Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731
- Written in the first person, but not in fact by Carleton. Sometimes attributed to Daniel Defoe (Wilson (tentative), Lee, Trent, Hutchins, Moore, Novak ("possibly in part by a real G. Carleton"). Attribution disputed by Furbank and Owens, Defoe de-attributions.
A reissue of 'The memoirs of an English officer', London, 1728, with a cancel titlepage and sig. A4.
The dedication is "To the Right Honourable Spencer Lord Compton, Baron of Wilmington. ..".
"To the reader" has no postscript.
Reproduction of original from British Library.
AVAILABLE ONLINE TO AUTHORIZED PSU USERS.
- Citation/References Note:
- English Short Title Catalog, T70328.
- Reproduction Note:
- Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
- Reviewed/Cited In:
- Moore, 500
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