Author:

Mudford, William, 1782-1848.

Title:

An historical account of the campaign in the Netherlands, in 1815 : under His Grace the Duke of Wellington, and Marshal Prince Bl├╝cher, comprising the battles of Ligny, Quatre Bras, and Waterloo : with a detailed narrative of the political events connected with those memorable conflicts, down to the surrender of Paris, and the departure of Bonaparte for St. Helena / drawn up from the first authorities by William Mudford ; illustrated by ... official documents, and other papers, hitherto unpublished ... ; embellished with a series of plates, descriptive of the country between Brussels and Charleroi from drawings ... by James Rouse, Esq., also a plan of the battles, and a map, shewing the march of the allied armies to Paris.

Contributor(s):

Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878; Rouse, James, 18th cent.

Published:

London : Printed for Henry Colburn ..., 1817 (London : W. Flint)

Printer Name:

W. Flint

Printers Place:

London

Contents:

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Binding:

Full bound with ornate roll border within multi-fillet borders, all in gilt, and gilt spine (split joints, repaired hinges), marbled edges.

Description:

xviii, [2], 368 p., [30] leaves of plates (some folded) : col. ill., 2 maps (1 col.), col. ports. ; 33 cm. (fol.)

Language:

English

References:

Caldwell, R. Era of Napoleon, 10431; BLC, v. 229, p. 39; DNB, v. 13, p. 1151

Notes:

Added t.p. in colours, with title within historiated border.
Frontispiece, added t.p., and ill. of Battle of Waterloo on double leaves signed: drawn & etched by G. Cruikahank, James Rouse sculp.
Some plates mounted.

Local Notes:

Presented to the library by Lady Roddick.
Wanting plate listed as no. XXV (cf. p. xviii).

Variant Title:

Historical account of the Battle of Waterloo

Subject(s):

Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Elba and the Hundred Days, 1814-1815

Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Contemporaries

Waterloo, Battle of, Waterloo, Belgium, 1815

Provenance:

Roddick, Lady. Sold: 1939

Description

   Collation:

4°: a4 (-a1) b4 c2 B-3A4 [$2 signed (-c2)]: 193 leaves, pp. [2] v-viii ix x-xiii xiv-xv xvi-xviii [2] 1 2-12 13-15 16-320 321 322-362 363 364-368. 1 frontispiece. 2 maps. 26 plates. 32 cm.

   Contents:

a2r Title-page; a2v Printer's name; a3r-a4v Dedication; b1r-b3r Preface; b3v Blank; b4r-c1v description of the plates; c2r Explanation of the figures; c2v Errata and direction to the binder; B1r-C2v Preliminary observations; C3r Half title-page; C3v Blank; C4r-2S4v Text; 2T1r-3A1v Appendix; 3A2r-3A4v Index.

   Notes:

Wove paper.

Call Number:

DC242 M94 1817 folio

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