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AN OFFICER [PORTER (Robert Ker)] Letters from Portugal & Spain, written during the March of the British Troops under Sir John Moore. With a Map of the Route & Appropriate Engravings [from drawings by the author]. 1st Ed., xvi+320pp., 7 plates, fldg. map. Longman et al. 1809.  #56806
[HLMainPic] Rare original edition of the classic account of Corunna campaign. Contemp. qtr. leather, gilt, marbled paper covd. boards, somewhat rubbed & chipped at edges, with a little damage to the marbled sides; frontis. & one other plate have some hand-colouring of no merit. See illustrations on our website.   £225
BARRES (M.) Ed. Memoirs of a Napoleonic Officer, Jean-Baptiste Barres. 1st Eng. Ed., 316pp. A&U. 1925  #52337
[HLMainPic] Campaigns in Prussia, Peninsular War &c. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.   £25
BECKE (Major A.F.) Napoleon & Waterloo: The Emperor's campaign with the armee du Nord 1815. Revised Ed., xv+320pp., 5 fldg. & 6 sketch maps. Kegan Paul. 1936  #56618
[HLMainPic] Acclaimed work. Somewhat sunned o/w VG. See illustration on our website.   £15
CLERK (Rev. Archibald) Memoir of Colonel John Cameron, Fassiefern, K.T.S., Lieutenant-Colonel in the Gordon Highlanders, or 92d Regiment of Foot. 1st Ed., [iii]+108pp., 4to, tinted litho. portrait frontis., 2 other tinted litho. plates (monument & family home). Printed for Sir Duncan Campbell, Bart., of Fassiefern, by Thomas Murray & Son, Glasgow, For Private Circulation. 1858.  #56696
[HLMainPic] Memoir of John Cameron, who was commissioned in the Cameronians in 1793; transferred to the 93rd then to the 92nd as a Captain in 1794; served in Holland, Egypt, Walcheren Expedition then in the Peninsula from 1810-13, in various actions with Hill's 3rd Division; then in the Waterloo campaign, where he was killed in action leading his regiment at Quatre Bras. Detailed account of his services & campaigns, with some extracts from his letters. Orig. green cloth, blindstamped & gilt, little chipped & worn at extremities, generally VG. See illustration on our website.   £175
CORBETT (Julian S.) The Campaign of Trafalgar. 1st Ed., xvi+473pp., 13 charts & diagrams (most fldg.). Longmans. 1910  #55971
[HLMainPic] Standard scholarly account with much interesting detail on the campaign of 1805, with excellent maps & diagrams (most coloured fold-out plans). Orig. blue cloth, gilt, minor wear, VG. See illustration on our website/   £35
CROSTHWAITE (J. Fisher, Hon. Maj., 1st Cumberland Rifle Vols.) Brief Memoir of Major-Gen. Sir John Geo. Woodford K.C.B., K.C.H. 1st Ed., [iii]+63+xiipp., real photo. portrait frontis., 6 plates. London: Kent & Co., Keswick: M. Bailey & T. Mayson, & Kendall: T. Wilson (printed by the last named of the three joint publishers). 1881  #60204
[HLMainPic] A paper read to the Keswick Literary & Scientific Society on March 29th, 1880 (it must have been a long but interesting evening) containing an account of Woodford's immediate antecedents & life. He was commissioned in the Grenadier Guards in 1800 & saw active servivce at the Siege of Copenhagen in 1807, then in the Peninsula 1808-14 (DAQMG & ADC to Moore at Corunna, when he had his horse shot under him, & AQMG under Wellington at battles of Nive, Nivelle &c., afterward in the Waterloo campaign). Includes some extracts from his letters written during these campaigns & concludes with an autobiographical memorandum by his elder brother, Gen. Sir Alexander Woodford, & various other documents. Not in Sutcliffe (Sandler Collection catalogue). Orig. red red cloth, gilt, sp. & front panel stained, o/w VG. See illustrations on our website.   £65
DUNFERMLINE (James, Lord) Lieutenant-General Sir Ralph Abercromby K.B. 1793-1801: A Memoir by His Son. 1st Ed., vii+328pp. Edinburgh: Edmonston & Douglas. 1861  #57225
[HLMainPic] Flanders 1793; West Indies then Helder expedition, Cadiz & the successful Egypt campaign in 1801 when he was mortally wounded at Aboukir. Orig. green cloth, gilt, cloth lifting a little o/w VG. See illustration on our website.   £95
GRAHAM (John Murray) Memoir of General Lord Lynedoch GCB. 2nd Ed, with additions, xiii+202pp., 2 tipped-in portraits (Lord Lynedoch & The Hon. Mrs Graham). Blackwood. 1877.  #56707
[HLMainPic] Thomas Graham, Lord Lynedoch, founder of the 90th L.I. in 1794, commander of the Cadiz Garrison 1810-11 & of the 1st Division in the Peninsula 1811-13 inc. Corunna &c. This edition "revised, & some parts rewritten." Orig. blue cloth, gilt, VG, nice copy. See illustration on our website.   £145
GWYNN (Stephen) Ed. A Brotherhood of Heroes: Being Memorials of Charles, George & William Napier. 1st Ed., viii+266pp., 4 col. plates. Mowbray. 1910  #44667
[HLMainPic] Material largely adapted from other works, but a very scarce & useful work on the Napiers in the peninsular, India &c. Orig. red cloth, gilt, sp. sunned & sl. chipped o/w VG. See illustration on our website.   £30
JAMES (Lt.-Col. W.H., RE [Retd.]) The Campaign of 1815 Chiefly in Flanders. 1st Ed., xi+340pp., 8 maps/plans (4 fldg., one in end-pocket). Blackwood. 1908  #56481
[HLMainPic] Orig. red cloth, gilt, little spotted, sp. sunned, pocket map torn but complete, o/w VG & very scarce original edition of a standard work. See illustration on our website.   £50

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