CLARKE, Francis L. The Life of the most noble Arthur Marquis and Earl of Wellington

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Viscount Wellington of Talavera and of Wellington, and Baron Douro of Wellesley, all in the County of Somerset, K.B. Lieutenant-General; Marshal-General of the Portuguese, and Captain-General of the Spanish Armies; Commander-in-Chief of his Britannic Majesty's Forces serving in the Peninsula; also Duke of Ciudad Rodrigo, K.C.S. &c., &c. With copious details and delineations, historical, political, and military, of the various important services in which he has been engaged in Flanders, Ireland, India, Denmark, Spain and Portugal. Also, numerous interesting Professional Anecdotes, not only of his brethren in arms, but also of the great generals opposed to him in various parts of the world. Forming a complete and general view of his services, and of their beneficial consequences as to the political situation, and honourable character, of the British Nation. With large folding maps and several fine engravings. 117 London: Printed by and for J. and J. Cundee, Ivy-Lane, Paternoster-Row, n.d. (c.1814). pp. xix, 568, vi. Near contemporary half burgundy morocco on red cloth boards, title in gilt on dark blue morocco label. Owner's signature on front free endpaper dated 1888 with two corrections in manuscript. Occasional light foxing. A very good copy.

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