Life of The Duke of Wellington
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W.P. Nimmo, Hay, & Mitchell. Edinburgh.
Red cloth boards with botanical decoration outlined in black, and gilt lettering.
Good condition for age, binding secure. Some general shelf wear and fading to spine. Foxing on page ends, but printed pages and plate largely clean and clear.
Undated , believed late 1800's.
This is a revised and abridged edition of the original three volume work which was published in 1840. Attractively bound with a plate of an engraving of the Battle of Assye. 345 pp.
A Life of Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington from his birth in Ireland to his long military career during the Napoleonic Wars, culminating in the Battle of Waterloo; and his later years as a politician.