The Battle of Waterloo, containing the Series of Accounts Published by Authority, British and Foreign, with Circumstantial Details, Relative to the Battle ... forming an Historical Record of the Operations in the Campaign of the Netherlands, 1815 (2 vols)

By: Authority and A Near Oberver

Price: £500.00

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Both vols: leather boards; very worn and rubbed. Bindings intact, but front joint of Vol I repaired with cloth tape; and Vol II backstrip partially detached, and front joint partially exposed. Vol I: pp supple, and generally clean. B/w frontispiece; large fold-out colour plan of The Field of Waterloo - large horizontal tear on RH side, but no losses; fold-out colour plan of the Campaign in the Netherlands, June 1815. Vol II is a compendium of several different publications: first, 3 fold-out colour plans of Waterloo, Ligny + Quatre Bras, and Waterloo at different times in the battle - intact, but fragile, preceding Additional Particulars to the Ninth and Preceding Editions, of the Battle of Waterloo, with Circumstantial Details by A Near Observer... (publ J. Booth et al, London 1816, pp2-164); second, a supplementary chapter, ppii-xlv; and third, Illustrations to the Battles of Quatre-Bras, Ligny and Waterloo ... by A Near Observer ... in a Series of Thirty-Four Etchings... (publ. John Booth et al, London 1817); pp supple, and clean, though etchings are occasionally lightly spotted. ; 8vo (5 1/2" x 9 1/2"); 282 + divers pages

Title: The Battle of Waterloo, containing the Series of Accounts Published by Authority, British and Foreign, with Circumstantial Details, Relative to the Battle ... forming an Historical Record of the Operations in the Campaign of the Netherlands, 1815 (2 vols)

Author Name: Authority and A Near Oberver

Categories: Other,

Edition: Ninth, corrected and improved

Publisher: London, John Booth, and others: 1816

Binding: Hardback

Book Condition: Good+

Seller ID: 23099

Keywords: duke of wellington napoleon arthur wellesley napoleonic wars,