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Image for Letters Written on Board His Majesty's Ship the Northumberland, and at Saint Helena; In Which the Conduct and Conversations of Napoleon Buonaparte, and his suite, During the Voyage, and the First Months of His Residence in That Island, are Faithfully Described and Related.

Letters Written on Board His Majesty's Ship the Northumberland, and at Saint Helena; In Which the Conduct and Conversations of Napoleon Buonaparte, and his suite, During the Voyage, and the First Months of His Residence in That Island, are Faithfully Described and Related.

By: WARDEN, WILLIAM:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, R. Ackermann, 1816 3rd:

Seller ID: 82383


Hardback, approx 8 x 5 inches. Maroon full morocco leather binding, with gilt lettering and decoration to spine, small gilt eagle to front. In very good condition. Later binding. Some minor darkening to endpapers, faint stain to bottom corner of page-block; darker on plates and intro pages, does not effect main text. Some light foxing to plates and one dark spot to first page, a couple of mior handling marks and neat pencil notes, else a very clean and tight copy. 215pp. Illustrated with 3 B&W engraved plates; frontis portrait, folding map and medals. Warden was the surgeon on the Northumb... View more info

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Wallace’s Ground

By: Wightman, Ralph:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Pelham Books 1971 1st Edition:

Seller ID: 82538


Bound in original red cloth with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed at edges. Some small marks). Not price clipped. Inside clean and tight. No inscriptions or other marks. 157pp Ralph Wightman was born in the remote Dorset village of Piddletrenthide, where his father was a farmer and butcher. His liking was for the farming side of the business, and he did all the jobs which farm bred boys faced in the days before tractors. A thirteen acre field, which his family farmed for more than a century, is used as a basis for discussin... View more info