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| Dust Wrapper over Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 8¾" x 5½". [X] 260pp. | In the Napoleonic Library series. For more photos or information, use the «Ask Bookseller» button and I'll be pleased to help. The book is in stock and ships from the bucolic paradise of Peasedown St. John, near Bath, England from a long-established bookseller - guaranteed by my reputation and the UK Distance Selling Act. Remember! BUYING THIS BOOK means my Jack Russells get their supper! Condition :: Very Good - in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper very slightly faded at the spine otherwise a very well presented copy. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Titel: The Campaign of 1812 in Russia
Verlag: London: Greenhill Books
Einband: Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Buchbeschreibung London, California Greenhill Books, Presidio Press 1992., 1992. Gewicht in Gramm: 900 X,14 Pläne,260 S. Orig.Pappband. mit SchU. Gutes Exemplar. (= Napoleon Library 20). ISBN 1853671142 ( ZUZÜGLICH VERSANDKOSTEN ). Artikel-Nr. 53992
Buchbeschreibung London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, , 1813. Quarto (278 × 212 mm). Contemporary half russia, gilt banded spine, marbled sides. Hinges split but sound, sides a little rubbed, otherwise a good wide-margined copy complete with half-title. Stipple-engraved portrait frontispiece of Kutuzov by Hopwood, 2 large folding maps (French advance and retreat from Moscow). First edition; uncommon: Copac lists five copies in British and Irish institutional libraries (British Library, Oxford, Aberdeen, Cambridge, V&A). "Porter was well placed to observe the campaign. He was historical painter by appointment to the Tsar and married a Russian princess during 1812" (Sandler). Lowndes considered that "the chief value of this book consists in its official documents" and it was reprinted seven times. From the library of General the Honourable Robert Taylor (1760-1839), with his armorial bookplate on the front pastedown and gilt monogram in the head compartment of the spine. Taylor served with the 5th Dragoons, largely in Ireland but also in Flanders and Germany during the French Revolutionary Wars; he was also a member of the Royal Asiatic Society. A fine Napoleonic era provenance. Sandler 2762 (second edition of 1814). Artikel-Nr. 94628
Buchbeschreibung Glagow, Printed by Edward Khull, & co. for W. Sommerville, A. Fullarton, J. Blackie & co. Booksellers, 1814 - 1815, 1815. in-8vo, XXIV + 450 p. / 1 leaf + page 451 up to 973, illustrated with 6 engraved portraits and 2 engraved folded maps (put on linen by the binder) , bindings signed ?Hatchards 187 Piccadilly?, fine full morocco bindings, spines on 5 bands richly gilt, armes, letters (?N?) & chiffres in gilt lines within 6 compartments, with date 1815, covers with gilt filets and identical chiffres in the 4 corners, inside floral borders with birds, With one large folding topographical Map of the countries between Paris & Moscow showing the route of the French Army in its disastrous campaigns 1812, 1813, & 1814. / And an other map of the country from Vittoria to Toulouse the field of the operations of the allied armies commanded by the Duke of Wellington in 1813 & 1814. Drawn by James McQueen, Engraved by R. Scott Edinr. Bindings in perfect condition, spines slightly darkened, in all a beautiful copy.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Artikel-Nr. 113584