Wellington: Pillar of State/Elizabeth Longford. Book Club Associates. Hardcover. First edition 1972. Out of print. Condition: Very good, slight creasing to cover at bottom edge of spine, no dust jacket. ISBN: 0297002503
As the sequel to ‘Wellington: Years of the Sword’, this is the second part of Countess Longford’s definitive biography of her distant relative and covers the remaining 40 years of his life after Waterloo until his death in 1852. Illustrated with contemporary paintings, drawings and cartoons, this exhaustingly researched work provides us with one of the most complete and personal pictures of Arthur Wellesley, First Duke of Wellington.