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Maps & plans, showing the principal movements, battles & sieges, in which the British Army was engaged during the war from 1808 to 1814, in the Spanish Peninsula and the South of France
Bib ID 7386667
Format MapMap [cartographic image, text, volume]
Author
Wyld, James, 1812-1887, cartographer
 
Scale Scale differs (W 9°55ʹ--E 4°53ʹ/N 44°00ʹ--N 36°00ʹ). 
Description London : James Wyld, Geographer to the Queen, Charing Cross East, 1840 
1 volume (3 leaves, [38] leaves of plates (some folded, some double leaves)) : illustrations (some colour, some folded), maps (some colour, some folded) ; 86.5 cm 
Notes

The atlas provides the most accurate description of the terrain of the battlefields in which the British Army was engaged in during the war from 1808 to 1814, in the Spanish Peninsula and the South of France. Relief shown by hachures.

"J.R.P.O."--Spine.

Maps chiefly by Sir Thomas L. Mitchell.

Includes 38 lithographed maps and plans, many with hand-coloured troop positions and some geographical features, text, and insets. Three maps have coloured overlays, seven maps with vignette views, and a lithographed plate with five views.

Cited In

Tooley’s dictionary of mapmakers (1999-2004 edition), page 263

Subjects Peninsular War, 1807-1814 -- Participation, British -- Maps.  |  Peninsular War, 1807-1814 -- Campaigns -- Maps.  |  Atlases -- Great Britain.  |  Iberian Peninsula -- Maps.  |  France, Southern -- Maps.
Time Coverage 1808-1814 
Form/genre Atlases.  |  Military maps .
Other authors/contributors Mitchell, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1855, cartographer
Also Titled

Maps & plans of the principal movements, battles and sieges, in which the British Army was engaged during the war from 1808 to 1814

Atlas of battles

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