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Book Number 3217 
Author Sir Robert Ker Porter 
Title A Narrative of the Campaign in Russia, During the Year 1812. 
Date 1814 
Publisher Edward J. Coale 
Place of Publication Baltimore 
Edition  
Volume Information  
Cover Contemporary ½ calf with brownstone marble boards and thin gilt borders, rebacked tastefully in traditional gilt style, five compartments of gilt-tooled bands, gilt green morocco label on two, gilt text on six, edges and endpapers marbled.  
Illustration Complete with frontispiece portrait of Prince Koutousoff, and 2 folding maps of the movement of the French army. 
Size 8vo 
Condition Occasional mild browning, otherwise a very good to fine copy.  
Provenance  
Pagination P. frontis, title, contents v-viii, 9-419, advertisement. 
Reference  
Translation Info  
Notes This book tells of Napoleon’s campaign in Russia during the winter of 1812 and his subsequent defeat. The two hand-coloured maps show the advance and retreat of the French army on its route to Moscow. This book ran many editions in England and America, entering its third edition within two years.  
Price (US$) 750  
Short Description Book Military Napoleon; 
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