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WELLESLEY, [Richard Colley] Marquis Wellesley [1760-1842].
The Despatches And Correspondence Of The Marquess Wellesley, K.G. During His Lordship's Mission to Spain.Edited By Montgomery Martin.
London: John Murray, 1838..
8vo. pp. lxix, [1]errata, ii, 197, [1]. original blind-stamped cloth, rebacked (institutional stamp on title). First Collected Edition. Wellesley was appointed the Ambassador Extraordinary to the Supreme Junta of Spain in 1809. His mission involved the co-ordination of the operations of the British army in Spain with the allied war effort.
$450 USD                          Book Number: MLLeWELL93                         Order / Enquire

[WILSON, John Marius] [c1805-1885].
A Memoir Of Field-Marshal The Duke Of Wellington; With Interspersed Notices Of His Principal Associates In Council And Companions And Opponents In Arms.
London, Edinburgh, and Dublin: A.Fullarton And Co., [1853-54]..
2 Volumes. 8vo. pp. 1 p.l., [v]-xii, 644; 1 p.l., [v]-viii, 632. 2 additional engraved titles, 27 engraved portraits (incl. 2 frontis.), 24 partly hand-coloured engraved maps & plans on 13 plates, & 7 other engraved plates. contemporary half calf (rubbed, worn, & soiled, front joint of Vol. I partly cracked, tape adhesion damage affecting several words on one page, stain to outer edge of several portraits). First Edition.
$250 USD                          Book Number: elala5424                         Order / Enquire

WOODVILLE, Richard Caton, Jr. [1856-1927] (After). JACQUET, Jules [1841-1913] (Engraver).
[Napoleon with his Old Guard at the Battle of Waterloo 1815].
London: Published Henry Graves & Co. Limited, 6 Pall Mall, Copyright 1897 U.S.A. British Arts Publishers Union..., 1897.
signed by Woodville & Jacquet. signed 'R.Caton Woodville [18]95' in plate, lower left margin. vignette bust portraits of von Blücher and Wellington lower left, & remarque of imperial eagle lower right. 21 ¼ x 35 ¼ inches (54.5 x 89.8 cm., entire sheet). etching (margins damaged as a result of previous framing -- no loss). Richard Caton Woodville II was a British artist who specialized in battle scene paintings. This detailed depiction of the Battle of Waterloo, June 18, 1815, shows cavalry and infantry positions, and Napoleon on horseback in the middleground. Napoleon was defeated in the engagement by two of the armies of the Seventh Coalition, commanded by the Duke of Wellington and Field Marshal von Blücher. Napoleon abdicated four days later, and the Napoleonic Wars and the First French Empire came to an end.
$1000 USD    Book Number: elala5917         Order / Enquire

WROTTESLEY, George [1827-1909].
Life And Correspondence Of Field Marshal Sir John Burgoyne, Bart. By His Son-In-Law, Lieut. Col. The Hon. George Wrottesley, Royal Engineers.
London: Richard Bentley & Son, 1873..
2 Volumes.8vo. pp. 3 p.l., 506; 1 p.l., 508. with half-title in Vol. I. engraved frontis. portrait & folding frontis. facsimile letter. contemporary half calf, gilt backs (spines sunned). book label of William C.Stuart. First Edition. Sir John Fox Burgoyne, royal engineer, was the illegitimate son of General John Burgoyne [1722-1792]. The present work includes details respecting Burgoyne's service in Malta, Sicily, and Egypt, 1800-07, with Sir John Moore's expedition, 1808-09, with Wellington throughout the Peninsular War, in the American campaign, 1814-15, and in the Crimean campaign, 1853-55. From 1845 to 1868 he was inspector-general of fortifications. Burgoyne became a general in 1855 and was created baronet in 1856. Wrottesley served as his aide-de-camp from 1855 to 1868.
$450 USD                          Book Number: elala108                         Order / Enquire

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