London, South Kensington
25 October 2007
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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