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Six / 6 Years in Biscay : Comprising A Personal Narrative of the Sieges of Bilbao in June 1835 and Oct to Dec 1836 and of the Principal Events Which occurred in That City and the Basque Provinces During the Years 1830 to 1837

Bacon / John Francis Bacon

Published by London : Smith Elder and Co. ; Cornhil 1838 / Reprint / FBRE, Ltd., Clean and Unmarked Text, 1838

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480 pages. 2 volume set. Paper / Soft cover reprint edition in very good or better condition, slight wear to edges. Overall good copy of this scarce title. Excellent read. A good book to enjoy and keep on hand. Or would make a great gift for the fan / reader in your life. Some of the Chapter headings: PREPAGE I / MAP Plan of the town and vicinity of Bilbao / TITLE PAGE III / TABLE OF CONTENTS V / LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS IX / CHAPTER PERSONAL NARRATIVE of the SIEGES OF BILBAO / INTRODUCTION / INTRODUCTION Section II. - THE PAPAL CHURCH IN SPAIN / CHAPTER CHAPTER I. - Death of Ferdinand VII. - Rising of the Basque Provinces. - Proclamation of the Infante Don Carlos Isidro de Bourbon, as King of Spain, by the Style and Title of Charles V. - Supplies forwarded t / CHAPTER CHAPTER II. - Sarsfield leaves Bilbao, after naming the Count Armildez de Toledo as commandant general of Biscay. - Arrival of General Valdez to take the Command of the Northern Army. - Affair at Guernica. - / CHAPTER CHAPTER III. - General Rodil succeeds to the supreme command of Navarre, and the Basque provinces; he presses vigorously the Pretender - tactics of the Carlist chieftains. - Capture of the Carlist Commandant / FIGURE View in the town of Bilbao, with the Morro hill in the distance / CHAPTER CHAPTER IV. - First Siege of Bilbao, June 10th to July 2nd, 1837 / CHAPTER CHAPTER V. - General Cordova arrives and takes the command of the Army. - Carlists testify their Vexation at the Interference of the English. - Attack on the Ringdove's Boat. - H.M.S. Royalist comes into the / FIGURE The Puente Nueva, with the mountains of Ollargan and Pena, from the Paseo de Miraflores CHAPTER CHAPTER VI. - Second Siege of Bilbao, first Investment, Oct. 23 to Nov. 8 / CHAPTER CHAPTER VII. - Second Siege of Bilbao, second Investment / FIGURE View of the ruins of San Augustine, and of the principal defences of the town; taken after the siege / FIGURE The pass of Luchana, with the convent of El Desierto in the distance; taken from under Montecabras CHAPTER CHAPTER IX. - Occurrences in the town after the siege. - Severe sickness among the soldiery and the inhabitants. - Decree of the Cortes respecting the town. - Arrival of the division of Narvaez, and their. Size: Facsimile Bound Reprint Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 5025551

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Title: Six / 6 Years in Biscay : Comprising A ...

Publisher: London : Smith Elder and Co. ; Cornhil 1838 / Reprint / FBRE, Ltd., Clean and Unmarked Text

Publication Date: 1838

Binding: Scarce Title.

Illustrator: Some b/w Illustrations / Maps

Edition: Bound / Flex Cover.

Book Type: Travel, Culture, History

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