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Major-General Sir W F P Napier
1876 6vol History of the War in the Peninsula F P Napier New Ed
London: Barthes and Lowell, 1876. Click here to see our other books! History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France Major-General Sir W F P Napier 1876 Barthes and Lowell : London 8" by 5" xxiv, 522; xiii, 500; xi, 427; xvii, 479; x, 444; vii, 463pp SUMMARY A beautifully bound six volume set of Major-General Napier's history of the Peninsular War. Profusely illustrated, with fifty five maps. Fine Binding,Illustrated,Leather Binding Overall Condition: Near Fine This book weighs 6 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 4.49 US Postage: £ 47.99 EU Postage: £ 28.99 European Postage: £ 49.99 Asia Postage: £ 79.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 159.99 DESCRIPTION Scarce in such a lovely condition. A New Edition, which was revised by the author. Napier wrote this work following the suggestion of Henry Bickersteth. He did not undertake the project for many years, but eventually decided to pen his 'History' to defend the memory of Sir John Moore. Sir John Moore was Napier's old chief and he wished to ensure that Moore's glory of his actions during the Peninsular War was not overshadowed by Wellington. Wellington assisted Napier in the writing of this work. With ten plates to volume I, twelve plates to volume II, nine plates to volume III, eleven plates to volume IV, eleven plates to volume V, two plates to volume VI. Collated, complete. Bookplate of one Walter Webb to the front pastedown. A beautiful set of this comprehensive history regarding the Peninsular War. CONDITION In a half morocco binding. Externally, very smart with minor shelfwear to the joints and to the extremities. Bookpl … [Click Below for Full Description]
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