The Life of Arthur, Duke of Wellington (Everyman's Library #341)

By: GLEIG, G. R.

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A 1927 reprint of the 1909 issuance. A life of England's Arthur Wellesley, the 1st Duke of Wellington (1769-1852). The Duke led forces in the pivotal 1815 defeat of Napoleon I at Waterloo in present-day Belgium. The author George Gleig served under Wellington before becoming an Anglican clergyman in Scotland. Entry 341 in EL Biography series, edited by Ernest Rhys (who has supplied a brief introduction). --- In 'Shield Era' curved back binding style 2, full pale green ribbed cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped Reginald Knowles-designed spine titling & decorations, blindstamped J. M. Dent vignette to front cover, with dark topstain and fancy Knowles woodcut art at title page, frontis and endpapers. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- With pronounced darkening to spine & prior owner's signature to front paste-down, otherwise a clean, tightly-bound, unmarked copy.; 12mo - 7 to 7-1/2 in. tall; xv, 438 pages

Title: The Life of Arthur, Duke of Wellington (Everyman's Library #341)

Author Name: GLEIG, G. R.

Location Published: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1927

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket

Categories: >>Biography, Autobiography, Memoir, >>England, UK and UK History, >>Everyman's Library Editions

Stock No.: 86856