ROUGH NOTES OF SEVEN CAMPAIGNS IN PORTUGAL, SPAIN, FRANCE AND AMERICA DURING THE YEARS 1809-1815.

By: Cooper, John Spencer. Introduction by Ian Fletcher.

Price: $37.50 USD

Quantity: 1 available


150 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 187337665 B&w frontispiece. "....one of the very best - and one of the most sought after - of the many volumes of Peninsular reminiscences. Originally published in 1869, 'Rough Notes' is an account of the military career of a man who saw action with the 7th (Royal Fusiliers) at many of the greatest battles and sieges of the Peninsular War, including Talavera, Busaco, Albuera, Ciudad Rodrigo, Badajoz, Vittoria and the Pyrenee s . . . . a w o n derful book which combines much detail of the day-to-day life of a soldier in Wellington's army, with honest and vivid accounts of the battles in which he took part. Undoubtedly, this is one of the finest personal accounts of the P en in su la r W ar a nd of the ill-fated New Orleans campaign of 1815." Previous owner's small stamp on front pastedown, very minor edge wear. Dust jacket has very light wrinkling at top of spine, a few soft creases at bottom of rear panel, m ino r r ubb ing . Ve ry Go od+ /Ve ry Good

Title: ROUGH NOTES OF SEVEN CAMPAIGNS IN PORTUGAL, SPAIN, FRANCE AND AMERICA DURING THE YEARS 1809-1815.

Author Name: Cooper, John Spencer. Introduction by Ian Fletcher.

Categories: Military - Napoleonic,

Publisher: Spellmount, Staplehurst, 1996.:

Seller ID: 19400

Keywords: 7th Royal Fusiliers, Peninsular war, Talvera, Busacco, Torres Vedras, Wellington, Albuera, Ciudad Rodrigo, Vittoria, Pyrenees, Pampeluna, Vera, Orthes, Toulouse, Jamaica, Cuba, New Orleans, War 1812, Havanna, Badajoz, Soldiers, Personal reminiscence,