Dublin: William Curry, Jun. and Company. London: Longman, Brown, and Company. 1843. FIRST EDITION. Foolscap otavo, pp.221. Bound in dark green publisher's cloth with gilt lettering to spine, yellow endpapers. Wide blind border and large blind floral design adorning front and rear boards, blind armorial tooling to spine. Bookplate of T.L. Malsie to pastedown with crest and motto 'Aide toi, le ciel t'aidera' ('Help yourself, and Heaven will help you') associated with French politician Adolphe Thiers. Bookplate of Philip Kamil to flyleaf with camel illustration. Detailed advertisement for a publication of Captain William Siborne's 'History of the War in France and Belgium in 1815' bound in at front of book, in addition to a folding map of Afghanistan. Cloth boards in very good condition, small marks to front board, very minor discolouration along joints of spine, pages remain largely untrimmed, text block clean excepting some spotting toward first and final leaves, corners a little bumped. Overall, an attractive copy. Item #44175
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