The Subaltern. George Robert Gleig.

The Subaltern.

Edinburgh: William Blackwood; London: T. Cadell, 1825. First edition of Gleig's first novel. 12mo, contemporary half calf, marbled boards, gilt lettering, [iv], 373, [1], 6 pages. Hinges cracked (rear board holding by cords); slightly rubbed; a good copy. Item #17390

Glieg's second book, a fictional account of the Peninsula campaign during the Napoleonic wars. Bound with the half-title. Wolff 2578; NCBEL III, 725. Early bookplate and later bookplate on the front paste-down; early ownership signature at the head of the title.

Price: $50.00

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