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247 pp, 6 7/8" H, red cloth with paper label on spine, top edge gilt. 15 colour plates by Rowlandson - all present, clean & bright. The fictional adventures, told in humorous verse, of a grocer's son who covets military glory and coerces his parents into buying him a commision. Scattered light foxing marks throughout the pages, light browning to the pages and to the endpapers, previous owner's small name stamp on the front pastedown, a few places where there is a slight seperation between page gatherings but pages are still held firmly, large corner crease on page 25, scattered liquid marks on the boards - mainly on the front board, a 1" x 1/4" area of red dye has run into the fore-edge of pages up to page 25, some darkening to the colour of the spine and boards, browning to the spine label.
Title: THE MILITARY ADVENTURES OF JOHNNY NEWCOME. WITH AN ACCOUNT OF HIS CAMPAIGNS ON THE PENINSULA AND IN PALL MALL AND NOTES.
Edition: New Edition
Illustrator: T. Rowlandson. (Thomas Rowlandson.)
Location Published: London, Methuen: 1904
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Good
Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Inscription: Not Signed
Categories: Military - Napoleonic, Poetry, Military - Poetry & Plays, Art - Book Illustration/Illustrators
Seller ID: 30848