1848. Item #84792
ALISON, Archibald. THE MILITARY LIFE OF JOHN, DUKE OF MARLBOROUGH. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1848. First American edition. 410 pp. 8vo., half calf with gilt rules, raised bands, gilt black leather spine label, marbled paper covered boards and edges, endpapers marbled to match. Boards and leather worn, rubbed, scraped. Label slightly chipped (not affecting text). Front hinge cracked. 3 color map frontispiece fine. Maps and text clean and tight. Good.