Minor edgewear and chipping, primarily at corners and top and base of spine, date on free endpaper, front board starting to separate at half-title page with webbing exposed. Attractive DJ in protective wrap has shallow chips at spine and flap ends. Overall, a nice copy.
Another of Ronald Welch's stories in historical settings featuring the members of the Carey family: "Straight from victory in (a skirmish with the French cavalry in the Duke of Marlborough's summer campaign) Captain Charles Carey of Her Majesty's Dragoons is caught up in a web of intrigue and treason when he accidentally stumbles on a meeting of French spies. His assignment to the Intelligence Staff leads to a series of perilous adventures that take him into the very fortress of the enemy."
Age Level: Young Adult; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall