19 October 2005
EDWARD ORME [Publisher]
Battles of the British Army in Portugal, Spain and France, from the year 1808 to 1814, under the command of Arthur, Duke of Wellington; and Record Naval Valour, London 1815. Two sets, each of 13 and 12 hand-coloured ciruclar aquatint views with printed histories on verso. Contained within moulded bronzed ciruclar medallions, embossed with the heads of Nelson and Wellington and Brittania, ties broken. Each medallion contained within its red morocco silk-lined case, lettered in gilt RECORD OF BRITISH VALOUR -- 3½ in. (8.2 cm.) diameter (2)
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Abbey: Life in England in Aquatint and Lithography, 1953, Nos 466 and 469.
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