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A History of the British Army Volume IV Part I Volume IV Part II Volume IV Maps and Plans Volume V

By John William Fortescue

1906-1915

Macmillan and Co., Limited : London

9" by 6"

l [1] 1-598pp [2pp author's advertisements]; xviii, 599-967pp [2pp author's advertisements]; [Unpaginated]; xxiii, 437pp [17 plates] [2pp author's ads].

 

 

 

DETAILS

A collection of first edition volumes from John William Fortescue's fascinating history of the British Army.

Containing the following volumes: Volume IV, Part I: ‘1789-1801 Second Part Continued - from the Fall of the Bastille to the Peace of Amiens’ (published in 1906) Volume IV, Part II: ‘1789-1801 Second Part Continued - from the Fall of the Bastille to the Peace of Amiens’ (published in 1906) Volume IV: ‘Maps and Plans. Illustrating Fortescue's History of British Army’ (published in 1915) Volume V: ‘1803-1807. Second Part Continued- From the Renewal of the War to the Evacuation of Rio de la Plata.’ (published in 1910) With the following pagination: Volume IV, Part I: l [1] 1-598pp [2pp author's advertisements] Volume IV, Part II: xviii, 599-967pp [2pp author's advertisements] Volume IV Maps and Plans: Unpaginated Volume V: xxiii, 437pp [17 plates] [2pp author's ads]. Uniformly bound in the publisher's original bright red cloth binding. Collated, complete with twenty seven coloured maps on twenty plates to volume IV ‘Maps and Plans’, all of which are folding, and seventeen coloured map plates, most of which are folding to volume V.

CONDITION

In the publisher's original cloth binding. Externally very smart. Slightly bumped to extremities. Slightly bumped to head and tail of spine, volume IV ‘Maps and Plans’. Slight sunning to spine. The odd mark to boards and spine. Hinges strained but firm. Very small patches of light rubbing front joint, volume IV 'Part II'. Offsetting to endpapers, more severe to volume IV 'Part II'. Internally firmly bound. Pages very bright and clean throughout with the odd spot. Scattered spotting to the fore edge of the occasional page, volume V. Pages slightly age toned, volume IV ‘Maps and Plans’. Small ink mark to upper extremity of front pastedown, volume IV ‘Maps and Plans’. Occasional small closed tear to gutters of the odd folding map, volume IV ‘Maps and Plans’. Pages largely uncut to upper extremity throughout, volume V. Scattered spotting to gutter of page xvi, offset to facing page, volume V.

Overall Condition: Near Fine

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