SIGNED & inscribed, “For ____, best wishes", to the title page by Mr. Cornwell. First edition with number line to one. Like new, unclipped, appears unread and not remaindered. Bright gilt titles to spine. Corners are sharp and square. Interior is crisp, clean and solid. Numbers 5.99 neatly written in ink to the top edge of the inside of the front board. Fore-edge of text block is a bit sunned. Dustjacket is lightly bumped to extremities with very mild shelfwear to show. Now protected in brodart jacket. The 20th novel featuring Richard Sharpe and the Bussaco Campaign, 1810.