STIRRING TALES IN CLASSIC FULL CALF
NAPIER, Sir William ~ English Battles and Sieges in the Peninsula.
London: John Murray, 1891
Full calf, 7.25 inches tall. A classic late Victorian prize binding with gilt raised bands, fine gilt floral tooling to the panels and prize block on the upper board. Portrait. Ink prize inscription , dated 1893, on the first blank. A neat copy of the single volume edition of the stirring tales of battles and sieges leading to Napoleon's defeat in 1814 in the Iberian Peninsula, regarded as one of the first wars of liberation.