n.d. (ca. 1853-1854) Approx. 168 pp. per volume. Royal blue pebbled cloth, decorated in blind-stamp; gilt decorated spine. Illustrated with steel engravings of portraits and battle scenes (up to 9 plates per volume); engraved title-pages; numerous hand-coloured maps and plans with hand-coloured cartouches. Williams’s “England’s Battles by Sea and Land” is completed by Henry Tyrrell’s “The History of the War with Russia. Giving Full Details of the Operations of the Allied Armies.” Extremities slightly rubbed and some spine tips nicked, with small bump to one board and light rubbing to another; marginal tear to one plate and faint foxing to the backs of others, not affecting images; interior otherwise virtually fresh with some rear pages still unopened. The Life & Times of Wellington, &c., is complete in 6 vols; The History of the War with Russia is missing one volume.
Book ID: 18029
The Life and Times of the Late Duke of Wellington. Comprising the Campaigns and Battle-Fields of Wellington and His Comrades, the Political Life of the Duke and His Contemporaries, and a Detailed Account of England’s Battles By Sea and Land. 11 Vols.
London & New York: John Tallis/ London Printing & Publishing Co., . Cloth.
|Publisher||John Tallis/ London Printing & Publishing Co.|
|Publisher Place||London & New York|