The Private Journal ofJudge-Advocate Larpent, attached to the head-quarters of Lord Wellingtonduring the Peninsular War from 1812 to its close.

London. RichardBentley. 1854. Hardcover. 8vo, 22cm, third edition, xx, 580p., uncut, appendix,original brown blind-stamp decorated cloth, gilt spine titles, spinelightly sunned (titles clear), a very good to fine copy. (Mt) Aninteresting look at the legal side of Wellington's army. Francis SeymourLarpent (1776-1845) was appointed to Wellington's staff in 1812 (until1814) to manage courts- martial throughout the British Army. The bookis edited by Larpent's brother and includes his prefaces from the firstand second editions (1852, 1853) published on the passing of the Duke ofWellington. ". motives of delicacy forbad my offering to the world,during his Grace's lifetime, the many personal anecdotes and opinionswith which they abound." Item #33665

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