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THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, Supplement issue for the January-June volume, 1815

* Battle of Waterloo - Belgium
* Duke of Wellington vs. Napoleon I

This "Supplement" issue reports one of the more notable military events in European history, the battle of Waterloo in which Napoleon Buonparte was defeated by England's Duke of Wellington. And terrific to have this in a British periodical, from the country which was the victor.
The historic report is taken from the famous "London Gazette Extraordinary" issue of June 22, 1815, the one which constantly turns up as a reprint due to its historic desirability.
The report carries a dateline of "Waterloo, June 19" and provides extensive coverage of the battle in a 2 1/2 page report signed by Wellington himself. Carrying over to take almost 7 additional pages are further reports from the Duke of Wellington including a very extensive list of "Names of Officers Killed, Wounded and Missing" for the various dates of the battles.
One of the 3 plates called for is present.
Total of 76pages, wide untrimmed margins, 5 1/4 by 9 inches, very nice, clean condition.

Note: the title page of the volume is included as verification of this being the "Gentleman's Magazine".

Category: Pre-Civil War