13th Dec, 2023 10:30 GMT/BST

Books, Maps & Manuscripts

  Lot 42


[Fane (John, Earl of Westmorland)].
Memoir of The Early Campaigns of the Duke of Wellington in Portugal and Spain. By an Officer Employed in the Army.
John Murray, 1820, first edition, [2], 234 pages, may lack a half-title, leaf before title is a blank, foxing throughout, bookplate of Hugh Cecil, Earl of Lonsdale, full calf gilt with gilt signet device to boards (faded).
idem, Memoir of the Operations of the Allied Armies, under Prince Schwarzenberg and Marshal Blucher, During the Latter End of 1813, and the Year 1814 …
John Murray, 1822, first edition, vii, [1], 341 pages, ten plans (eight folding, nine hand-coloured), two large folding maps, two folding tables within pagination, half-title inscribed ‘Lord Lonsdale from Lord ????? with manuscript errata below, occasional light foxing, bookplate of Hugh Cecil, Earl of Lonsdale, full calf gilt with gilt signet device to boards (faded);
H.A.L. ‘The Old Shekarry’.
Camp Life and Its Requirements for Soldiers, Travellers and Sportsmen. Part I, Soldiers and Their Equipment.
A. H. Baily, 1872, xvi, 170, xvi pages plus 24 pages of adverts at front and rear, two folding plates, bookplate of Hugh Cecil, Earl of Lonsdale, catalogue description to front free endpaper, original cloth gilt (a little wear to extremities and upper board).
With three others. (6).

Sold for £600
Estimated at £200 - £300


Other titles;
Memoirs of the Lord Viscount Dundee, nd.
Wingfield, Historical Record of the Shropshire Yeomanry Cavalry, 1888.
La Guerre de La Peninsule … Brussels, 1819.


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Auction: Books, Maps & Manuscripts, 13th Dec, 2023

The Books, Maps and Manuscripts sales encompass a broad range of collecting areas from early antiquarian books to modern first editions, which are sold alongside illustrations, private press, manuscripts, maps and atlases, early photographs, autographed letters and historic documents. Held four times a year, the specialist Book sales incorporate both private collections and libraries, and single lots from vendors across the United Kingdom.


Tuesday 12 December 10am-5pm and morning of sale from 8am

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