Lives of the Admirals and other eminent British Seamen containing their personal histories and a detail of all their public services. From the ancient Britons, and the Roman and Saxon period, down to the reign of King George I. Includes folding maps and some portraits in the text. The third edition, issued in four parts. Full calf gilt raised bands, gilt tooling and morocco title pieces. Some scuffing to boards, blue crayon(!) name to free end papers, and some offset browning to the margins of prelims. Each volume has a bookplate, probably of early 19th century vintage. THIS LARGE BOOK will incur an additional postage charge to overseas destinations.
Osborne, Hitch, Hawes et al., London, 1761. 4 volumes hardbound in calf. (8) 567 +(1) 579 +(1) 488 +(1) 519 pages + maps. SECONDHAND