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[George Robert Gleig]. The subaltern. , 1st ed. Edinburgh: William Blackwood; London: T. Cadell, 1825.

373, [1], 4p. Publisher’s catalogue at rear. Contemp. green crushed calf with gilt decoration at edges and spine. Worn at spine ends and corners. Sl. split at head of spine margin with front panel. foxing to endpapers and occasionally in text. Gleig (1796-1888) was a divinity student who abandoned his studies to join Wellington’s army in Spain for the closing stages of the Peninsular War. He was present at the Battle of Toulouse and this autobiographical account gives a very vivid picture of what that involved. Gleig went on to fight in the war with America and wrote a number of books on military matters. (Book ref. wb11562 )  £ 60.00

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Contact: Arthur Cunningham
Address: 28 Easthorpe Drive,
Nether Poppleton,
Yo26 6NR
Phone: 01904 794711
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Specialities: General antiquarian stock
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