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Title The military memoirs of Capt. George Carleton. : From the Dutch war, 1672. in which he serv'd, to the conclusion of the peace at Utrecht, 1713. Illustrating Some of the most Remarkable Transactions, both by Sea and Land, during the Reigns of King Charles and King James II. hitherto unobserv'd by all the Writers of those Times. Together with An exact Series of the War in Spain; and a particular Description of the several Places of the Author's Residence in many Cities, Towns, and Countries; their Customs, Manners, &c. Also Observations on the Genius of the Spaniards (among whom he continued some Years a Prisoner) their Monasteries and Nunneries (especially that fine one at Montserat) and on their publick Diversions; more particularly their famous Bull-Feasts.

Published London : printed for E. Symon, over against the Royal Exchange, Cornhill, MDCCXXVIII. [1728]


Location Call No. Status
Uniform title Memoirs of an English officer.
Physical description 8 unnumbered pages,352 pages ; 8⁰
Notes 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,' 1728, with a new titlepage and preliminaries.
The dedication is "To the right honourable Spencer Lord Wilmington, .. " - "To the reader" has no postscript.
Reproduction of original from British Library.
Moore, 500.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns.
Notes Great Britain England London.
Other author Carleton, George, active 1728.
Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731, attributed name.
Subject Spain -- Social life and customs.
Great Britain -- History, Military -- Sources.