• Fine Printed Books, Manuscript auction at Christies

    Sale 5829

    Fine Printed Books, Manuscripts, Traditional Sports

    23 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 141

    GIBRALTAR -- MILITARY HISTORY. Manuscript, 'Garrison Orders' for British troops at Gibraltar, 15 April 1812 - 6 May 1813, approximately 280 pages, oblong 4to, contemporary vellum boards; [with] two other manuscripts, comprising 'Standing Orders 90th Light Inf[antr]y', issued by Lt Colonel [Marcus John] Slade, mostly a neat transcript, [Cape, c.1846-7], 86 pages, 4to, expanded with a collection of 21 printed forms (one manuscript) for regimental returns of various sorts, index, reverse calf by S. Solomon & Co, Cape Town, red morocco label; and a sketch book by W.B. Wollen, dated 4 June 1896, drawings and notes on military uniforms of the late 18th Century, 8vo, leather-backed boards. Provenance: Mark Dinely (bookplates). (3)

    Price Realised  

    GIBRALTAR -- MILITARY HISTORY. Manuscript, 'Garrison Orders' for British troops at Gibraltar, 15 April 1812 - 6 May 1813, approximately 280 pages, oblong 4to, contemporary vellum boards; [with] two other manuscripts, comprising 'Standing Orders 90th Light Inf[antr]y', issued by Lt Colonel [Marcus John] Slade, mostly a neat transcript, [Cape, c.1846-7], 86 pages, 4to, expanded with a collection of 21 printed forms (one manuscript) for regimental returns of various sorts, index, reverse calf by S. Solomon & Co, Cape Town, red morocco label; and a sketch book by W.B. Wollen, dated 4 June 1896, drawings and notes on military uniforms of the late 18th Century, 8vo, leather-backed boards. Provenance: Mark Dinely (bookplates). (3)


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