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Titre : History of the War in the Peninsula and in ...
Éditeur : Printed for Charles Hingray, Paris
Date d'édition : 1839
Reliure : Hardcover
3 vols., 8vo, pp. lxxiii, [iii], 740; xlvi, [ii], 781, ; lxix, [iii], 387, , lxxxviii, [ii], 440 + 1 folding table and 55 plates in total. Contemporary quarter brown skiver, green textured cloth boards, spines lettered in gilt with gilt armorial stamp (of the 1st Earl of Lovelace) at foot. Plates either folded or (more often) trimmed to fit with this sometimes shaving the engraved area, plates also a bit spotted and occasionally dampmarked. Bindings a bit rubbed. Ownership stamp of the Earls of Lovelace to half-titles, shelfmark stamp of their library at Ben Damph Forest to pastedowns. Napier's classic history of the Peninsular War began appearing in 1828 and was completed in six volumes in 1840. This Parisian reprint compresses the text with smaller type into three volumes, though the third is split into two parts (here bound together, the second part dated 1840). N° de réf. du libraire 2068
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