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The martial achievements of Great Britain and her allies : from 1799 to 1815

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The Martial Achievements of Great Britain. London : Printed for J.S. Jenkins, no. 48, Strand. By L. Harrison & J.C. Leigh. 373 Strand.. 1815.

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(1815) The Martial Achievements of Great Britain. London : Printed for J.S. Jenkins, no. 48, Strand. By L. Harrison & J.C. Leigh. 373 Strand..

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The Martial Achievements of Great Britain. London : Printed for J.S. Jenkins, no. 48, Strand. By L. Harrison & J.C. Leigh. 373 Strand.. 1815.

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First edition. Engraved title page and engraved half-title page. Dedicated to the Duke of Wellington with his coat-of-arms in full color on the dedication page.

Many plates have guard sheets; each plate a colored engraving depicting a military scene.

Last three pages list the names of British officers killed, wounded, and missing for June 16-18, 1815.

Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy: ex libris (bookplate) James Taylor Dunn; bound in 3/4 red leather; gilt lettering on spine.

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1. Book Display (I)

2. Book Display (II)

3. Front Page

4. Title Page

5. Frontispiece

6. Martial Achievements' Coat of Arms

7. Storming of Seringapatam - May 4th 1799

8. Defence of the Breach at St. Jean d'Acre, May 8th 1799

9. Landing of the British Troops in Egypt, March 8, 1801

10. Death of Sir Ralph Abercromby, March 21, 1801

11. Battle of Maida - July 4th 1806

12. Storming of Monte Video - Feb 3rd 1807

13. Battle of Roleia - Aug 17th 1808

14. Battle of Vimiera - Aug 21st 1808

15. Battle of Corunna, Jan 17th 1809

16. Death of Sir John Moore, Jan 17, 1809

17. Battle of Grigo - May 11th 1809

18. Battle of Salamonda - May 16th 1809

19. Battle of Talavera, July 28th 1809

20. Battle of Busaco - Sept 27th 1810

21. Battle of Barrosa, March 5th 1811

22. Battle of Pombal - March 12th 1811

23. Defeat of a French Division before Badajos - March 25th 1811

24. Battle of Fuentes d'Onoro - May 5th 1811

25. Battle of Albuera - May 16th 1811

26. Marshall Beresford disarming a Polish Lancer, at the Battle of Albuera - May 16th 1811

27. Siege of Badajoz, June 1811

28. Storming of Cuidad Rodrigo, Jan 19th 1813

29. Gen Sir Thomas Picton Storming the Moorish Castle of Badajos. March 31st 1812

30. Battle of Salamanca, July 22nd 1812

31. Battle of Seville - Aug 27th 1812

32. Burning of Moscow, Sept 1812

33. Flight of Bonaparte from the Battle of Krasnoi

34. Bonaparte's Flight in Disguise from Russia, 1811

35. Battle of Castalla, April 13th 1813

36. Entrance of Lord Wellington into Salamanca; at the Head of a Regiment of Hussars - May 20th 1813

37. Battle of Morales - June 2nd 1813

38. Battle of Vittoria, June 21, 1813

39. Battle of Vittoria, Bringing in the Prisoners

40. Siege of St. Sebastian - July, 1813

41. Battle of the Pyrenees, July 28th 1813

42. Storming of St. Sebastian, Aug 31st 1813

43. Death of Moreau, before Dresden, Aug 1813

44. Battle of Bidassoa - Oct 9th 1813

45. Battle of Leipsic, Oct 19th 1813

46. Meeting of the Emperors of Russia & Austria, King of Prussia, & Crown Prince of Sweden, in the Great Square of Leipsic, Oct 18th 1813

47. Blowing Up of the Bridge at Elster

48. Battle of Nivelle - Nov 10th 1813

49. Battle of St. Jean de Luz - Dec 10th 1813

50. Attack on the Road to Bayonne - Dec 13th 1813

51. Battle of Orthes, Feb 27th 1814

52. Entrance of the Allies into Paris - March 31st 1814

53. Battle of Toulouse - April 10th 1814

54. The Sortie from Bayonne, at 3 in the Morning, on the 14th April 1814

55. Battle of Quarter Bras - June 16th 1815

56. The Centre of the British Army in Action at the Battle of Waterloo, June 18th 1815

57. The Left wing of the British Army in Action at the Battle of Waterloo - June 18th 1815

58. Back Cover

Publication Information

Publisher: London : Printed for J.S. Jenkins, no. 48, Strand. By L. Harrison & J.C. Leigh. 373 Strand.

Language(s):

English

Pages: 350

Contributor(s):

Boston Public Library

ISBN-10: N/A

Date Added: 2019-01-22

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