THE DIARY OF A CAVALRY OFFICER in the Peninsular War and Waterloo Campaign 1809-1815. The Late Lieut.-Col Tomkinson.
THE DIARY OF A CAVALRY OFFICER in the Peninsular War and Waterloo Campaign 1809-1815.

THE DIARY OF A CAVALRY OFFICER in the Peninsular War and Waterloo Campaign 1809-1815.

Edited by his son James Tomkinson. Pp. x+356, frontispiece portrait and 2 plates, 3 folding maps, plus endpaper maps, tables, appendix, index; black cloth, lettered and decorated in silver, light bruise to top edge of upper board near spine; top edges silver (slightly flecked); price-clipped dust wrapper, edges lightly discoloured, backstrip faded; small inked acquisition note on upper pastedown, edges of leaves a trifle foxed; Frederick Muller Ltd., London, 1971. Second edition, reprinted. Diaries of the Napoleonic Wars Number I. *First published in 1894, this is a reprint of the second edition (1895). Lieutenant-Colonel William Tomkinson served throughout the Peninsula and Waterloo campaigns with the 16th Light Dragoons, and received the Peninsular and Waterloo medals, with clasps for the actions of Busaco, Fuentes, Salamanca, and Vittoria. Item #142238

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