London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1822.
Sixteenth edition. Frontispiece folding map (torn along folds) and 11 folding maps on 8 sheets. 1 vols. 8vo. Contemporary calf by Taylor & Hessey with their embossed stamp on lower endpaper, gilt armorial device in upper panel of spine. Lacking lower cover, upper cover detached, spine damaged, some offsetting and light staining, mostly marginal, else a very good copy. Wax seal and 1830 presentation inscription on ffep Item #29741
At the front on the blank is the signature and seal of August Gavand with his notation “Given to me by Sir Robert Gardiner. Claremont, January 8th, 1830.” Following his active participation in the Napoleonic wars, and on the marriage of the Princess Charlotte, Sir Robert Gardiner was appointed principal equerry to Prince Leopold of Saxe-Coburg. He maintained that post until Leopold became King of the Belgians. He remained at Claremont. From 1848 until 1855 he was governor and commander in chief of Gibraltar.
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