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Commodore squib : the life, times and secretive wars of England's first rocket man, Sir William Congreve, 1772-1828

Author: James Earle
Publisher: Newcastle : Cambridge Scholars, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sir William Congreve, political propagandist, lawyer, inventor, and Chief Equerry to King George IV, was one of the foremost military salesmen of the early nineteenth century.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: William Congreve, Sir; William Congreve, Sir
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Earle
ISBN: 9781443817707 1443817708 9781443826402 1443826405
OCLC Number: 503645846
Description: xii, 270 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), map ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by James Earle.

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"James Earle's pioneering book puts this remarkable invention in its proper historical context with a penetrating and amusing analysis ..." -Will Robinson, Literary Review

 
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