London; 1812, 1813 and 1814: For T. Goddard. Octavo. Item #022428
In 5 volumes. Volume I: Policy of the war. Military view of the peninsula. Preliminaries to the operations of the British Army. Also contains publisher's p. catalog of military books. Volume II: First British campaign (1808). The convention of Cintra. Restoration of the kingdom of Portugal, on its evacuation by the French troops.- Volume III: The campaign under Sir John Moore, his retreat, and re-embarkation of the British Army.- Volume IV: Military state of the peninsula, in 1809. Defense of the eastern frontier of Portugal. Advance of an army under Sir Arthur Wellesley (Marquis Wellington) into Spain. The battle of Talavera.- Volume V: Views of the campaign, of the allies and the enemy. Military-diplomatic negotiation of Marquis Wellesley. Retirement of the British Army to the Portuguese frontier. Bound in full contemporary calf, rebacked retaining the original endpapers, spine decorated in gilt, double black leather spine labels gilt, corners worn, with the armorial book plates of Benjamin Cohen [1789-1867] and his son N[Nathanial] Cohen [1827-1911], early bookseller's ticket. Scarce set in 5 volumes.