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Scenery of the Rhine, Belgium and Holland, from drawings by Captn. Batty, of the Grenadier Guards F.R.S. Member of the Imperial Russian Order of St Anne. by  Captain Robert Batty - First edition - 1826 - from Paul Haynes Rare Books (SKU: biblio141)

Scenery of the Rhine, Belgium and Holland, from drawings by Captn. Batty, of the Grenadier Guards F.R.S. Member of the Imperial Russian Order of St Anne.

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Scenery of the Rhine, Belgium and Holland, from drawings by Captn. Batty, of the Grenadier Guards F.R.S. Member of the Imperial Russian Order of St Anne.

by Batty, Captain Robert

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Robert Jennings. London. 1826. First edition, Large Paper. Engraved title. Dedication to the Countess of Pembroke, 60 tissue guarded engraved plates with accompanying text, vignette. Half calf, marbled boards. Spine in six compartments with raised bands, gilt lettering and motifs. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Marbled endpapers. Light foxing. Spotting to engraved title page. A handsome copy.

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Batty (1789-1848) army officer and artist Batty compiled books illustrated with plates etched by himself. He served in the Peninsular War, in the Duke of Wellington's 1815 Campaign, at Waterloo, where he was injured in the thigh. "Following Wellington's victory, Batty entered Paris with the 3rd battalion on 7 July, having en route been at the storming of the fortress of Péronne on 26 June. Three days later, he became a lieutenant and captain in the first guards. He served in the army of occupation in France." He was elected FRS in 1822. "Batty acted as Lieutenant-General Sir William Clinton's aide-de-camp with the 1826–7 expedition to Portugal in support of the young Portuguese queen against Spanish-backed rebels." ODNB.

Provenance: Bookplate of Gerald and Carola Lenanton, Bride Hall to fep. Oman, Carola Mary Anima (1897-1978) Historian and novelist. Daughter of the historian Sir Charles William Chadwick Oman (1860–1946)


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Bookseller
Paul Haynes Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
biblio141
Title
Scenery of the Rhine, Belgium and Holland, from drawings by Captn. Batty, of the Grenadier Guards F.R.S. Member of the Imperial Russian Order of St Anne.
Author
Batty, Captain Robert
Format/binding
Half calf, marbled boards.
Book condition
Used - See item description
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Robert Jennings
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1826
Keywords
Bookplate, Germany, Holland, Blegium, Europe, Travel
Bookseller catalogs
Travel and Exploration; Europe; Military History; Provenance, Bookplates and Associations; Fine Bindings;
Size
4to

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