London: Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, 1805. Half morocco, 11 inches tall. A superb copy of the first edition in Georgian half morocco. With gilt bands and very ornate gilt centre tooling, typical of the period. Illustrated with superb engraved vignettes. With the bookplate of Stewart, Lord Londonderry. From the library of Charles William Vane (formerly Stewart), third Marquess of Londonderry. Vane served with distinction throughout the Peninsula War. His dashing and dandified portrait by Sir Thomas Lawrence is at the National Portrait Gallery. He amassed magnificent libraries in his various Country Houses.
Book ID: 4068
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