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William Napier
History of the War in the Peninsula In Six Vols by Napier (1828+ All 1st Edns)
London: 1828. A rare set of first editions of Napier's work, six volumes bound in full calf in overall very good condition. Each volume has covers that are scuffed and the edges rubbed, but the contents are in remarkably clean condition with very little foxing. See below for a detailed report on each volume. If viewing from a mobile device please click 'read more' for the full description and more images History of the War in the Peninsula In Six Vols by Napier (1828+ All 1st Edns) History of the War in the Peninsula In Six Vols by Napier (1828+ All 1st Edns) Click images to enlarge Description History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France, from the year 1807 to the Year 1814 by W.F.P. Napier, C.B. London: John Murray and Thomas & William Boone, 1828 - 1840, six volumes, hardbacks, no jackets, first editions, first printings. First volume published by Murray but, due to the disappointment of the publisher by the low number of sales, the remaining volumes were published by the author (via the Boone's). Details of the set: Volume I Published 1828, xviii, 530 pages + appendix (xcvi), no list of plates indicated but eight plates are present and bound-in as follows: Battle of Baylen, opposite page 124 Combat of Rorica, opp. page 204 Battle of Vimiero, opp. page 216 Campaign in Portugal, opp. page 268 French & Spanish Positions (26 Oct, 1808) opp. page 372 Blake's position at the Battle of Zornosa, opp. page 382 Battle of Coruna, opp. page 498 Untitled plate showing troop deployments opp. page 516 Condition: Internally front hinge weakened but fully attached, rea … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Sidmouth Books (sidmouthbooks2011) [Sidmouth, GB]
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