By Colonel John Montmorency Tucker
London   James Blackwood & Co
9.5" by 6.5" [2] vii, 444, (8pp)
A comprehensive biography on the life of The Duke of Wellington, written by Colonel John Montmorency Tucker.
By Colonel John Montmorency Tucker

c1880 The Life of the Duke of Wellington

London   James Blackwood & Co
9.5" by 6.5" [2] vii, 444, (8pp)
A comprehensive biography on the life of The Duke of Wellington, written by Colonel John Montmorency Tucker.
£35.00
: 1kgs / : 868Q18

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Description

Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding, Uncommon

In publishers original binding. With publisher's advertisements to the rear of the work. 

This illustrated work covers the life and death of Arthur Wellesley, the first Duke of Wellington.

This includes extensive details regarding his style of warfare and his superiority in battles of the time. Tucker also provides insight into the Duke's personal life, covering his marriage in 1806.

With vignette engravings throughout.

Undated; dated from copies held on Jisc.

Bookseller stamp of 'Newman Bookseller Reading' on rear inside cover.

Condition

In original publishers binding. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places. Slightly bumped, mainly to extremities. The occasional mark to boards. Age toning and offsetting to endpapers. Mark on front inside cover where bookplate has been removed. Remnants of bookplate on front inside cover. Slight foxing to endpapers. Bookseller stamp on rear inside cover. Internally firmly bound. Pages bright and clean. Occasional foxing, mainly to front and rear.

Very Good

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