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by James Mudie

Free eBook An Historical and Critical Account Of A Grand Series Of National Medals download ISBN: 1843425262
Author: James Mudie
Publisher: Naval and Military Press (February 13, 2009)
Language: English
Pages: 192
Category: Historical
Subcategory: Military
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The medals, which are the subject of this book, were designed as a private venture by James Mudie, to commemorate and provide a permanent record of the great series of victories over the most powerful enemy with whom this country has ever contended -Napoleon

The medals, which are the subject of this book, were designed as a private venture by James Mudie, to commemorate and provide a permanent record of the great series of victories over the most powerful enemy with whom this country has ever contended -Napoleon. The book is dedicated to George IV, who ascended the throne in the year of its publication. It is not only the battles that are commemorated but also national heroes and other events.

The medals were commissioned by James Mudie as a private venture.

Published under the direction of James Mudie Esq. London 1820. The medals were commissioned by James Mudie as a private venture. Medals in bronze were 10s 6d. each, or Twenty Guineas for the series including an elegant case, arranged for the library or cabinet. In silver, one guinea each, or forty Guineas the series. In gold, Fifteen Guineas each, or Six Hundred Guineas the series. Single medals could be purchased.

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The medals, which are the subject of this book, were designed as a private venture by James Mudie, to commemorate and provide a permanent record of the great series of victories over the most powerful enemy with whom this country has ever contended –Napoleon.

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Printed Books and Original Illustrations. London, South Kensington. embellished with outlines of the entire series, London: Henry colburn, 1820, 4° (288 x 230mm. 10 engraved plates (light spotting), contemporary calf (spine rather worn), bookplates of Syston Park and Grantham Public Library. With a work by John Pinkerton, also from the Syston Park library, and one other volume.

The medals, which are the subject of this book, were designed as a private venture by James Mudie, to commemorate and provide a permanent record of the great series of victories over the most powerful enemy with whom this country has ever contended --Napoleon. The book is dedicated to George IV, who ascended the throne in the year of its publication . It is not only the battles that are commemorated but also national heroes and other events. There are forty medals illustrated, showing both obverse and reverse sides, and subjects include personalities such as Howe, Nelson, Moore and Wellington; battles such as Vimiera, Salamanca, Toulouse and Waterloo; occasions such as the Peace of Europe, Visit of Prussian and Russian Sovereigns to England and the Surrender of Napoleon. For each medal there is an explanatory text. In his introduction the author proudly claims that they are “the only series upon a given subject in honour of England, ever published by an English subject, and they are the only one that ranks high as a work of art.” A rare find!