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    Lord Burghersh. Memoir of the Operations of the Allied Armies under Prince Schwarzenberg and Marshal Blucher, during the latter end of 1813 and the year 1814. By the author of The Early Campaigns of the Duke of Wellington in Portugal and Spain. London: John Murray, 1822.

    Octavo. vii, 341 pages. Folding general map of France in 1814, 2 folding orders of battle in the letterpress, 10 battle plans of which 8 are folding (one with a slight tear). A near fine copy.

    Rebound with a calf spine over marbled boards. Gilt spine with black morocco label.

    Burghersh, a talented soldier and military historian, served directly under Wellington in the Peninsula, then was appointed British representative to the Allied headquarters during the Campaigns of Germany and France.



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