Barrosa

£350.00

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Description

[001335] [Royal Irish Fusiliers]. Barrosa. Meerut: Royal Irish Fusiliers, First Edition. Folio. Unbound. Broadside. Good+. Printed, single-sided broadside with a poem within a decorative frame, no date, but probably relatively contemporaneous with the battle.

Slightly chipped to edges, lightly browned, lightly creased from old folds, small hole to centre just catching a letter but with no loss of sense, generally fairly bright.

A poem about the capture of the Napoleonic Eagle at the battle of Barrosa, on the 5th March 1811, and printed at their own press in Meerut.

Uncommon, not found on COPAC

£350.00