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Battles Of The British Navy [2 vols]

$75.00 inc GST

By Joseph Allen

Handsomely bound set of a core maritime text

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Description

  • New Edition, Revised & Enlarged [Bell & Daldy, London, 1872 & 1868] in two volumes
  • Bound in blue boards with decorative spine, 5 raised bands; xvi, 527pp & xii, 604pp; both volumes with extra title page replica of first edition [1852]; all edges marbled; marbled eps; extremities to both vols rubbed, with worst being rubbed through at top of spine to vol 1; eps foxed; else excellent
  • A comprehensive collation of British naval warfare from the days of Walter Raleigh & Francis Drake to Lord Nelson and finishing [more or less] with the defeat of Napoleon and his transportation to St Helena.
  • Numerous portrait drawings and other illustrations