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History of the Campaign of the British, Dutch, Hanoverian, and Brunswick Armies under the Command of the Duke of Wellington.

Baron F.C.F. Von Muffling

Editorial: T. Egerton, 1816
Condición: Very Good Encuadernación de tapa dura
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Originally published in German. Contemporary half brown calf with textured brown cloth. Some sunning to the boards. Five raised bands to the spine. Blindstamped decoration to the panels. Leather title label. Red speckled page edges. Frontispiece is a large foldout map of the Battlefield at Waterloo. This copy has been signed by Sir John Sinclair, Bart. first on the title page and secondly with a hand written letter to Sir David Dundas. Dundas has also signed the title page. The letter has been tipped-in at the title page. Sir John Sinclair was a Scottish politician who visited Waterloo in 1815 and corresponded with Wellington. He interviewed survivors of the battle and persuaded Muffling, who was Blucher's chief of staff, of this work to published in English. Sir David Dundas was a British military officer with lengthy service. He was the author of a significant body of work on the training of British officers was the COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF of the British Army while the Duke of York was in disgrace. A incredibly rare first edition, in English, of the account of the 1815 campaign and the Battles of Waterloo, Quatre-Bras and Ligny. The detailed appendices, compiled with some written by Sinclair, form a very useful collection on the campaign. RARE Size: 5.5" x 8.5" Language: eng. N° de ref. de la librería 010494

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Título: History of the Campaign of the British, ...

Editorial: T. Egerton

Año de publicación: 1816

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Very Good

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition.

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