London: Henry Colburn, 1826. Second edition. Hardcover. Rear Admiral Sir Frederick Lewis Maitland, was the officer in the Royal Navy who accepted the final surrender of Napoleon Bonaparte aboard HMS Bellerophon, bringing to a close nearly 22 years of ongoing war with France. After four days of negotiations it was agreed that Napoleon wnapas to be taken to England, from where he traveled to his final exile on Saint Helena, off the coast of Africa.
8vo, xvi, 248pp, publisher's advertisements dated June 1826 pp. Frontispiece folding map of the Port of Rochefort. Bound in contemporary tan three quarter calf and marbled boards, spine with gilt title label. The spine chipped, the front board loose; text block bright and clean. Good + overall. Item #23287