The Martial Achievements Of Great Britain And Her Allies; From 1799 To 1815.SKU: 7430
The Martial Achievements Of Great Britain And Her Allies; From 1799 To 1815.
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later half morocco
Jenkins’ Martial Achievements, the Napoleonic Wars in aquatint
James Jenkins: The Martial Achievements Of Great Britain And Her Allies; From 1799 To 1815. London, printed for James Jenkins [...] by L. Harrison & J.C. Leigh […], [c.1835].
Folio (37 x 29.5 cms). Hand-coloured engraved frontispiece, engraved title, engraved dedication to the Duke of Wellington and 51 hand-coloured aquatint plates, occasional minor marginal spotting but generally a clean example; text leaves on Whatman paper, watermarked 1812 as usual, with plates watermarked 1825 and 1834; later nineteenth-century red half morocco by Bumpus, rebacked, preserving original spine. Armorial bookplate of Sir David Salomons of Broomhills, now the Salomons Museum (either the first Baronet, a key campaigner for Jewish emancipation and the first Jewish MP to speak in Parliament, or his nephew the second Baronet, a scientist and engineer). Abbey, Life, 365 (early issue, in parts).