Lot 511

[JENKINS, James (fl. 1814-19, publisher)]. The Martial Achievements of Great Britain and Her Allies, London, [n.d. but plates dated 1814-15], 4to, 2 aquatint titles, frontispiece, dedication and 51 plates, modern leather. FIRST EDITION.

Estimate: £300 - £500
Hammer price: £240
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[JENKINS, James (fl. 1814-19, publisher]. The Martial Achievements of Great Britain and Her Allies; From 1799 to 1815. London: Printed for J. Jenkins, [n.d. but plates dated 1814-15]. 4to (344 x 280mm). 2 (duplicate) aquatint titles including one with the vignette hand-coloured, "Vignette title" [or frontispiece], hand-coloured aquatint armorial dedication to the Duke of Wellington, and 51 hand-coloured aquatint plates after William Heath (first [uncoloured] aquatint title torn and repaired on verso without loss, some light mainly marginal spotting and staining). Modern blue full leather, spine with red lettering-pieces. Provenance: The Property of the late Frank Graham (1913-2006, modern label), and thence by descent. FIRST EDITION. Abbey Life 365; Brunet III, 303; Hardie English Coloured Books p.146; Howes M326 (under "Martial"); Sabin 94853; Thomas Great Books and Book Collectors (1975) p.169; Tooley 281.

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