By Sergeant-Major Edward Cotton
Belgium   Printed for the author
6.5" by 5" xix, [1], 278, [2pp]
An uncommonly early edition of Cotton's important eye witness account of the Battle of Waterloo.
By Sergeant-Major Edward Cotton

1852 A Voice From Waterloo a History of the Battle Fought on the 18th June 1815

Belgium   Printed for the author
6.5" by 5" xix, [1], 278, [2pp]
An uncommonly early edition of Cotton's important eye witness account of the Battle of Waterloo.
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Description

Early Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding

The fourth edition, uncommon to see an earlier edition.

An important and detailed eye-witness account of the monumental Battle of Waterloo.

Sergeant Major Edward Cotton's here offers his first hand experience of his final battle as a British army officer. 

During the Battle Cotton was orderly to Major-General Sir Hussey Vivian commanding 6th British Cavalry Brigade.

Illustrated with a frontispiece, one colour map, one folding plate, two plates, and in-text illustrations.

Collated, bound without the folding map.

Label to the front paste down, 'Ex Libris Princess Louise's Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders'.

Condition

In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, generally smart. Spine is a little faded. Some light rubbing nad marks to the boards and spine. Minor bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. Front hinge is starting, rear hinge is a little strained. Bookplate to the front paste down. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very lightly age toned and clean with only a few occasional spots. Small closed tear to the head of the title page. Bound without the folding map.

Good

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