5 October 1999,
Price realised GBP 4,830
GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,600
Captain Ralph Smyth
Plans of Ordnance Captured by the Army of the Sutledge under the Command of ... General Sir Hugh Gough ... and ... Sir Henry Hardinge ... during the campaign of 1845-46 with elevations of Gun Carriages. N.p.: n.d. .
Oblong 2 (413 x 555mm). Engraved 'Table of Dimensions of Ordnance', 28 engraved plates, 10 hand-coloured, and 1 hand-coloured engraved plate of inscriptions, mounted on guards throughout. Original red morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, upper cover lettered in gilt, gilt edges (extremities lightly rubbed, a few small scuffs to lower cover).
A fine association copy of this elaborate commerative work: plate 28 is inscribed in a contemporary hand 'Two Guns 6ft & their Carriages of this Pattern presented by order of the Court of Directors to the Govr. Genl Lord Hardinge'. The same guns were delivered to Viscount Hardinge's country seat near Penshurst, Oakfield.
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Please note the binding description should read: original green morocco.
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