Petrie, Sir Charles.
Canning [1770-1827] held various cabinet positions before becoming Prime Minister for the last few months of his life. Paymaster of the Forces, Treasurer of the Navy, and Foreign Secretary (all between 1800-1809), he made critical decisions that directly impacted Britain's naval status during the Napoleonic wars. Originally published in 1930, this is the 1932 revised edition. Black cloth with white cloth on spine, title in red. Like new. No jacket. London: Eyre and Spottiswoode - Publishers. USED $20.00