Offered for sale by: Francis Edwards

Larpent, F.S. THE PRIVATE JOURNAL ... Judge Advocate General of the British Forces in the Peninsula. Attached to the Head-Quarters of Lord Wellington During the Peninsula War, From 1812 to its Close. Edited by Sir George Larpent. , Richard Bentley ... 1853.

1st Ed. 3 vols. Ex.-libris W.A. Bonney and B. Frere, some light marginal browning, original blind embossed boards, sympathetically rebacked in gilt lettered modern cloth, corners sl. frayed. Francis Seymour Larpent (17761845), civil servant. ODNB ... Charles Manners Sutton, judge-advocate-general, selected him in 1812 to go as deputy judge-advocate-general to the forces engaged in the Peninsular War, where his task was to make the procedure of the courts martial more efficient. He remained until 1814 at headquarters with Wellington, who thought highly of his services ... In August 1813 he was taken prisoner, but was exchanged almost immediately ... US$318 (Book ref. 197668 )  £ 200.00

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