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The Peninsula War.

Author: Robert Lacey
Publisher: London, Jackdaw Publications [1970]
Series: Jackdaw, no. 72.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Sources
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Lacey
ISBN: 0305617338 9780305617332 0670546259 9780670546251
OCLC Number: 196113
Notes: Ten reproductions of contemporary documents, 9 explanatory broadsheets.
Description: 1 portfolio. illustrations, facsimiles, music, portraits 23 x 35 cm.
Contents: 1. Britons to arms!: a songsheet printed to arouse British patriotism in anticipation of a French invasion, 1803. --
2. Page from Napoleon's decree putting an embargo on British merchandise, 1803. --
3. Leaf of a fan depicting the Revolt in Aranjuez, 1808. --
4. The Convention of Cintra: a broadsheet attacking the English commanders. --
5. French copy of the papal bull excommunicating Napoleon, 1809. --
6. "Disasters of War": reproductions of six of the famous contemporary etchings by Francisco Goya. --
7. Extracts from the war-time sketchbook of a young ensign in Wellington's army. --
8. Pages torn from Wellington's note pad containing instructions and comments written before the Battle of Vittoria. --
9. Wellington's order of thanks to the army after the Battle of Salamanca, 1812. --
10. An illustrated chronology covering events from 1805 to Napoleon's death in 1821. --
Broadsheets: the history of the Peninsular War and major events, policies and personalities: I. Napoleon: the master of Europe. II. The continental system. III. Corunna. IV. Wellington wins his title. V. Wellington invades France. VI. Why Napoleon was beaten.
Series Title: Jackdaw, no. 72.

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