A List of the Officers of the Army and Marines… The Thirty-Fifth Edition. FIRST FLEET MARINES.

A List of the Officers of the Army and Marines… The Thirty-Fifth Edition.

London: War Office, 1787.

Octavo, [ii], 372 pp., contemporary ownership notation to title-page, in recent boards with linen backstrip.

Handbook listing the officers of the British army and marines, published just three months prior to the departure of the First Fleet from Portsmouth on 13 May 1787. The book lists all eight officers of the First Fleet marines - Major Robert Ross, Lieutenants John Long, James Furzer and William Dawes; and the four company commanders James Campbell, John Shea, James Meredith and Watkin Tench.

Handbook listing the officers of the British army and marines, published just three months prior to the departure of the First Fleet from Portsmouth on 13 May 1787. The book lists all eight officers of the First Fleet marines - Major Robert Ross, Lieutenants John Long, James Furzer and William Dawes; and the four company commanders James Campbell, John Shea, James Meredith and Watkin Tench.

As a handbook to the Georgian military of the era, this book is indispensable.

Condition Report: Smudge affects the fore-edge and a few scattered spots, yet very good overall.

Price (AUD): $900.00

US$695.19   Other currencies

Ref: #4011250

Condition Report