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    Sale 5140

    Fine Printed Books Including Modern First Editions & Miniature Books

    25 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 60

    MILITARY -- WELLINGTON, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of (1769-1852). The Dispatches...during his Various Campaigns, edited by Colonel Gurwood. London: Parker, Furnivall and Parker, 1844-47. 8 volumes, large 8°. Engraved frontispiece portrait (portrait detached and rather waterstained and foxed). Original red cloth gilt, uncut (a trifle rubbed and discoloured).

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    MILITARY -- WELLINGTON, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of (1769-1852). The Dispatches...during his Various Campaigns, edited by Colonel Gurwood. London: Parker, Furnivall and Parker, 1844-47. 8 volumes, large 8°. Engraved frontispiece portrait (portrait detached and rather waterstained and foxed). Original red cloth gilt, uncut (a trifle rubbed and discoloured).

    NELSON, Horatio, Viscount Nelson (1758-1805). The Dispatches and Letters, edited by Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas. London: H. Colburn, 1845-46. Engraved frontispiece portrait, folding lithographed facsimiles. Original blue cloth, uncut (spines a little discoloured). Provenance: presentation inscription to the Royal Historical Society by G.W. Prothero. (15)


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