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HISTORY OF THE WAR IN THE PENINSULA AND IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE; FROM THE YEAR 1807 TO THE YEAR 1814

By: Napier W. F. P

Price: $46.95

Publisher: NY, D. & J. Sadlier Co: N.D.

Seller ID: 35720

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


xxiv, 792 pages; 19.5 x 7.25". Largish book with fine print. Circa 1870. Early American edition. Apparently Spain/Portugal border area. Mentioned are two fortresses, guarded the Portuguese border with Spain: Elvas in the south and Almeida in the north. Almeida stood opposite of the Spanish fortresses of Ciudad Rodrigo and Fort Concepcion and its primary mission was to protect the crossings of the River Coa, which formed a natural barrier between Portugal and Spain. Ciudad Rodrigo is a small cathedral city in the province of Salamanca, in western Spain, with a population of about 14,000 View more info