Commission Warehouse. PRINT.

Commission Warehouse

London: Walker, 1809. Original Wraps. 22.5 x 32.5 cm. Bright, fresh color engraving with caption above List of Prices reading, "Now gentlemen you had better be quick I have a few bargains to dispose of as the partnership is disolving." British army officers purchased their commissions and were expected to pay for each rank of promotion which was not abolished until 1871. Adhesion marks on verso. Orig. illustrated wrappers. Near fine. Item #22047

Price: $325.00

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