On the Field of Waterloo, Brereton, Captain. F.S.

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On the Field of Waterloo, Brereton, Captain. F.S. Published by Blackie & Son, London, 1915. First Edition. 12mo up to 7½” tall., 400pp. with eight plates painted by John de Walton. Blue cloth boards with illustration in black, beige, red to front and spine; titles in gilt; all edges blue. Small, neat Inscription dated 1919 to pastedown and a small pen mark to half title; toning to endpapers. Contents are otherwise in fine, unread condition and binding is tight. Boards have light rubbing to corners and spine edges and otherwise are fine and colors remain bright.

A military adventure story of the Napoleonic War, culminating in the Battle of Waterloo. Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick Sadleir Brereton, (1872-1957) was a British Army medical officer and an author of children’s books on heroic deeds conducted in the name of the British Empire.