KINCAID, J[ohn]. Adventures in the Rifle Brigade, in the Peninsula, France, and the Netherlands, from 1809 to 1815. Phila.: E.L. Carey & A. Hart, 1835. 1st American ed.224pp. Orig. cloth-backed boards, printed paper spine label. Spine sunned, boards lightly foxed, minor wear to corners, inner hinges tape-repaired, light scattered foxing, else very good. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Adventures in the Rifle Brigade, in the ...
Publication Date: 1835
Book Description Robert M. Mcbride & Company, New York, 1929. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Xxii, 262 pages, map endpapers, cloth, paper labels, very good. From the Famous Residents portion of the Hastings Borough Council website: "Captain Sir John Kincaid was born in Dalbeath, Scotland, in 1787. He fought throughout the Peninsular Wars with Wellington (also a famous resident). At the Battle of Waterloo, Kincaid was Adjutant of the famous 95th (Rifles) a regiment now immortalised by 'Sharpe's Rifles' TV and books series. He lived the last years of his life at 7, Cambridge Road, Hastings (which is still standing) and is buried in Hastings Cemetery. He famously wrote his experiences in 'Adventures in the Rifle Brigade' first published in 1830 and still on sale today. Knighted in 1852 he also held the honorary appointment of senior Exon Yeoman of the Guard. " ; 262 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 22008
Book Description T and W Boone, 1847, 1847. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. hbk red leather with embossed and gilt brigade insignia and decoration on front board and gilt spine titles and banding gilt foredges there is a handwritten 5-page biography of Kincaid and a copy of a daguerreotype photograph bound in at the front (before the half-title) prev. owner's insc on front first free fly one light scratch to front board otherwise a remarkably fine and beautiful example of this scarce volume, photos and provenance on request. Bookseller Inventory # Lath56
Book Description LONDON: T. & W. Boone. 1830., 1830. 8vo. Media piel y puntas de época; lomo con nervios, tejuelo y filetes dorados; filetes en seco en ambos planos; cortes jaspeados. Tejuelo descantonado.xvi, 351 pp ( verso de p.351 con Erratas).PRIMERA EDICION. Importante narración de un testigo ocular quien asistió en las batallas de Badajoz, Salamanca, Vitoria y el asedio de San Sebastián durante la Guerra de Independencia. 'Kincaid witnessed some of the bloodiest episodes of the war, none more so than Badajoz, where the 95th was hurled at the massive forbidding walls more than 40 times in a vain attempt to pass the breaches. [This] is history at its best; informative, enlightening and perceptive, hard fact mixed with humour, a vivid portrayal.' (ed. facsímil 1998)Ayres II p.178. Foulché-Delbosc 275. David Chandler: Dictionary of the Napoleonic Wars p.225. Alberich 862. Farinelli III p.99. García-Romeral 922. Oman: Wellington's Army p.28. Bookseller Inventory # 207763