Good +. Item #8297
Edinburgh: William Blackwood, 1825. First Edition. 12mo (19cm.); ,373,,6pp. Boards rubbed at extremities, rear cover separated but present, later ownership signature on front free endpaper and slightly later ownership inscription (1843) at head of title page, else Good or better, text block clean and sound.
First book appearance of the Scottish soldier and clergyman George Robert Gleig's military novel largely based on his experiences during the Peninsular War, first serialized in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine.