DEEDS THAT WON THE EMPIRE: HISTORIC BATTLE SCENES.

Fitchett, W. H.


£45.00




14th ed., 1902. X + 328 pp. Frontis., + 15 portrait-plates; 11 plans. Full calf; raised bands; gilt decorated panels & gilt borders; morocco t-p., to spine; 'Liverpool College' gilt armorial to front cover & presentation label to f.e.p., bookplate to f.f.e.p., marbled e.p.'s + edges; 18 x 12cm. Edges rubbed leaving joints cracked but stitching & hinges secure; o/w V.G. This book focuses on the Napoleonic Wars and features battles and scenes such as Cape Vincent, Badajos, great sea-duels, Busaco, the Fusiliers at Albuera, the Shannon and the Chesapeake, Ciudad Rodrigo, 'the bloodiest fight in the Peninsula', the Battle of the Baltic and devotion of several chapters to Waterloo and Trafalgar. Very attractive with appeal to anyone interested in the Military and Naval campaigns of the Napoleonic and Peninsular Wars. Attractive full calf binding.


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