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A NARRATIVE OF THE CAMPAIGN OF THE BRITISH ARMY IN SPAIN,
Moore, James.

A NARRATIVE OF THE CAMPAIGN OF THE BRITISH ARMY IN SPAIN,

Commanded by his Excellency Lieut-General Sir John Moore, K.B. Authenticated by Official Papers and Original Letters. ... Joseph Johnson ... 1809.
2nd Ed. 4to. xii + 238pp. + 89pp. Port. frontis., folding map (crudely taped to verso at folds), folding plan, 1 aquatint plate engraved by Heath (offset). Some light browning, contemporary gilt fillet edged half calf with marbled boards, some minor wear and discolouring to boards, dec. gilt ruled spine with blind dec. compartments and gilt lettered title label to sl. rubbed spine. Inscribed to head of title page ‘? Rokeby 1821 from Lt-Col Hanbury.’ Sir John Moore (1761–1809), army officer. ODNB ‘... In the Peninsular period, and long after, to have been ‘one of Sir John Moore's men’ conferred special prestige .... [his] greatest military legacy was the system of light infantry training that he established at Shorncliffe.’
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