Book #123415

The Descent on England - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

John Carswell

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First US Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: The John Day Company, 1969.

Price: $40.00

A first American Edition/First Printing that has bumped corners but is otherwise Fine and housed in a scuffed and soiled Near Fine dust-jacket.

In 1814, John Carswell is a young surgeon on the outbreak of the Napoleonic Wars. He is quickly captured by the French, and after a series of harrowing escapes, finds himself in London. There he meets up with a group of revolutionaries, including John Fielding and Percy Shelley, and joins forces with them in an attempt to overthrow the British government. The Descent on England is a thrilling adventure story, full of action and excitement.; 8vo; 259 pages.