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A most handsome set of 2 volumes in a contemporary tan half calf ; raised bands gilt, martial emblems in compartments; all edges marbled, Quarto 9Â½ x 7 . Profusely illustrated with maps and portraits, Plates mostly portraits of English and French Generals with a copy of each generals signature, including Nelsons. Many Battle Plans, showing the thin red hand painted coloured lines.
(644pp, 633pp), Inc frontis, title page vignette, and many other plates from engravings. Bound in half leather with worn marbled boards, front hinge slightly split in volume 2 only. All internal pages in very good condition, a nice set. A full account of WELLINGTON, in India 1787 to 1803, PORTUGAL 1808 to 1814 and 1815 WATERLOO. Thirty chapters on MILITARIA BIOGRAPHY. Chapter XXXI The Duke of Wellingtons speeches from 1838 to 1841, his extraordinary political influence the shaping of Rule Britannia.