Orme. Historic, Military, and Naval Anecdotes.... L, [1819].
Lot 4244
ORME, EDWARD. Historic, Military, and Naval Anecdotes of Personal Valour, Bravery, and Particular Incidents which occured to the Armies of Great Britain and her Allies, in the last long-contested war, terminating with the Battle of Waterloo. London: Edward Orme, [1819].
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ORME, EDWARD.
Historic, Military, and Naval Anecdotes of Personal Valour, Bravery, and Particular Incidents which occured to the Armies of Great Britain and her Allies, in the last long-contested war, terminating with the Battle of Waterloo. London: Edward Orme, [1819].
4to (357 x 275 mm). With 40 hand-colored aquatint plates. Subscriber's leaf present. Period half red straight-grained morocco gilt. Deckle edges presereved.

Wonderfully detailed and finely colored plates celebrating the British triumph over "Old Boney."
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