1806 1ed Officers Horatio Nelson Abercromby Cornwallis Smith Revolutionary War

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A collection of biographical sketches of famous British military officers:

  • Horatio Nelson, Viscount
  • Ralph Abercromby
  • Sidney Smith
  • Charles Cornwallis

Written by an unknown officer in the British army, this work focuses heavily on the role of these British officers during the American Revolution, even though Ralph Abercromby was a staunch proponent of the American cause during the war. These treatises include 16 engraved plates consisting of portrait engravings as well as views of battles from the Seven Years War and the American Revolution.

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1806 1ed Officers Horatio Nelson Abercromby Cornwallis Smith Revolutionary War

 

A collection of biographical sketches of famous British military officers:

  • Horatio Nelson, Viscount
  • Ralph Abercromby
  • Sidney Smith
  • Charles Cornwallis

Written by an unknown officer in the British army, this work focuses heavily on the role of these British officers during the American Revolution, even though Ralph Abercromby was a staunch proponent of the American cause during the war. These treatises include 16 engraved plates consisting of portrait engravings as well as views of battles from the Seven Years War and the American Revolution.

 

Item number: #8256

Price: $950

 

[Officer in the Army]

 

Life of Viscount Nelson, also of Sir R. Abercrombie and Marquis Cornwallis, with a sketch of the life of Sir. W.S. Smith, K.S.

 

Ormskirk: Printed by J. Fowler, 1806.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 3 parts in 1
    • ‘Life of Viscount Nelson’
      • [4], 303, [1]
      • 12 engraved plates
    • ‘Life of Gen. Sir R. Abercromby’
      • [4], 101, [1]
      • 1 engraved plate
    • ‘The life of Marquis Cornwallis’
      • [2], 103-145, [1]
      • 2 engraved plate
    • ‘Sketch of the life of Sir W.S. Smith, K.S.’
      • [2], 147-252, [2]
      • 1 engraved plate
    • Provenance: Handwritten
      • Letter from the British Museum regarding the anonymous authorship of this title.
    • Language: English
    • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
    • Size: ~8in X 5in (20cm x 13cm)
    • VERY RARE and desirable with auction records (for the Nelson alone!) at over $1600

 

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8256

Categories

Americana, American History

Military & War

Authors

[Officer in the Army]

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete