Auction 103, Lot 634

"The History of the Campaigns in the Years 1796, 1797, 1798 and 1799 in Germany, Italy, Switzerland &c.",

Subject: History - European Military

Period: 1812 (published)


Color: Black & White

5.2 x 8.3 inches
13.2 x 21.1 cm

A very uncommon military history written by Thomas Graham and Baron Lynedock, printed for T. Gardiner. Illustrated with maps and plans of the countries and fortresses involved in the campaigns. Second Edition (first with maps) in four volumes. Beautifully bound in contemporary diced calf, gilt trim at edges, green leather labels, spine extra gilt, marbled fore-edges and endpapers. Complete with 11 folding maps and plans as called for in binder's instructions. A superb set of books.


Condition: A

Spines slightly faded, else fine. 4 maps have small binding tears, one just entering map border. Tiny bit of unobtrusive toning and foxing, overall very clean and bright.

Estimate: $750 - $850

Sold for: $400

Closed on 6/11/2003