Asprey, Robert B. - Frederick the Great - The Magnificent Enigma.
US; Ticknor & Fields; 1986; 1st Edition; Hard cover, cloth Very good; Very good under mylar protection;
8 vo - 715 pages, maps, illus., ep maps, great combination of biography and military history. King Fredrick the Great of Prussia was forever torn between a lust for power and the quiet intellectual life he craved. Flutist, poet, friend of Voltaire, Frederick was also a dauntless military leader, responsible for setting the stage for the emergence of the German Empire.