A NARRATIVE OF EVENTS IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE, AND OF THE ATTACK ON NEW ORLEANS, IN 1814 AND 1815.

London. 1835. iv,319pp. including errata slip pasted to verso of Preface leaf. Contemporary three-quarter calf and cloth, spine gilt. Leather label lacking. Spine and edges noticeably worn. Contemporary library bookplate on the front pastedown, a clean copy. Very good. Item #WRCAM49046

Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to His Royal Highness, Prince George William Frederick Charles, 2nd Duke of Cambridge on the front free endpaper. Much of the narrative relates the author's military service in France, embarkation for England and then America, finally landing on the coast of Louisiana, where he participated in the Battle of New Orleans. "Although only half of the book is concerned with the United States, most of this half is a graphic description of the Battle of New Orleans" - Clark. HOWES C736. CLARK II:143. SABIN 16324.

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