JENKINS, James. The Martial Achievements of Great Britain and her Allies from 1799 to 1815, London, for Js. Jenkins by L. Harrison & J.C. Leigh [1814-1815] [watermarked 1812]
4° (345 x 280 mm.), engraved title with uncoloured vignette, hand-coloured engraved dedication and 52 hand-coloured aquatint plates after W. Heath, including frontispiece, some with margins filled with a grey wash, (lacking Introduction and list of subscribers), EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED WITH 16 ENGRAVED PORTRAITS AND PLATES including receipt with coloured vignette signed by Jenkins, coloured portraits of Wellington, Hill, Alexander I, Francis I, Frederick William III, Von Blucher, Napoleon, etc. and coloured views of Napoleon's house, funeral procession and tomb. Nineteenth century russia, double gilt fillet borders on sides, spine gilt (spine slightly rubbed).
Early issue with pre-publication watermark. Tooley 281; Abbey Scenery 365 (copy in parts)