Lot 185Unusual Napoleonic War Escape Book ‘The Personal Narrative...

Auction Date: 18/10/2016 at 10:30 am



Unusual Napoleonic War Escape Book ‘The Personal Narrative of The Escape of Edward Proudfoot Montagu’ (An English Prisoner of War from The Citadel of Verdun) Printed by R Loyns, New Market Place, Beccles. 1849. Only Edition. A Privately printed Book marked “Not Published” probably just for Family and Friends, thus very scarce. Detailing how as a young midshipman (in 1811) he escaped from Verdun and after many adventures travelling through France, Luxembourg, Flanders, Rotterdam, Germany Denmark, Helgoland at last reached England. In original black cloth binding, overall condition appears good

Hammer Price: £170.00

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