Item #61139 The Life of the Most Noble Arthur Duke of Wellington. George Elliott.

The Life of the Most Noble Arthur Duke of Wellington.

London: Sherwood, Neely and Jones, 1815. First edition. Leather. 8vo. 655 pp. Rebound in fine brown calfskin with gilt text to spine, blindstamped spine decoration, marbled paper boards and new end pages. Some foxing to end papers, light foxing scattered throughout. Off-setting and toning to text block. Foxing to fore-edge. Engraved frontispiece. Full title: The Life of the Most Noble Arthur Duke of Wellington, From the period of his first achievements in India, down to his invasion in France, and the peace of Paris in 1814. Comprehending not only the personal memoirs of that illustrious hero, but including likewise, an historical view of the origin, progress, and termination of the peninsular war, also, the civil and military transactions in Spain and Portugal, from the attempt of Bonaparte to subjugate those countries, to their complete liberation by his grace's victorious arms. Very Good. Item #61139

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