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History of the War in France and Belgium, in 1815. Containing Minute Details of the Battles of Quatre-Bras, Ligny, Wavre, and Waterloo
T. and W. Boone, London 1848 - xli, 584 p. Lacks the 11 illustrative plates but contains the 11 portrait plates. Signed binding (Larkins). Some wear with bumped corners. Bookseller's label on front pastedown. Pencil signature on title page. Endpapers lightly foxed. Spot on page 522. Siborne (1797-1849) was a British officer and military historian whose most notable work was this history of the Waterloo campaign. His interest began early in 1830 when he was commissioned by Viscount Hill to create a model of the battle. Siborne carried out extensive research, including writing to officers in the allied forces present to obtain information on the positions of the troops. The replies he received form one of the largest collections of primary source material on the subject ever assembled. The British Museum purchased the collection after his death and it is now in the British Library. [Attributes: Signed Copy]
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