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Memoirs of Celebrated Naval Commanders, Illustrated by Engravings from Original Pictures in The Naval Gallery of Greenwich Hospital

Locker, Edward Hawke (1777-1849)

Published by Harding and Lepard, [London], 1832
Condition: Very Good- Hardcover
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Loss of the upper 2 or 3 lines of text on the final text leaf, otherwise complete. This copy inscribed by one of the author's sons on the front fly leaf: "To James Glaisher Esqe. As a token of sincere regard from his obliged pupil & friend Henry Algernon Locker 24th June 1843". James Glaisher (1809-1903) was a founder member of the Meterological Society, and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1849. Rebound in modern half leather binding with marbled papered boards. Chipped spine title lettering piece from earlier binding laid down on spine. Page dimensions: 298 x 239mm. 23 chapters, each chapter paginated separately. With 24 plates. Some foxing and dampstains to margins of plates, but generally very good, and clean in the printed area. Tissue guards present to all plates. Most plates are portraits, one is of a ship and three are of ships or nautical battle scenes. [ix] preliminary pages: Title leaf; Dedication "To the King's Most Excellent Majesty"; Advertisement; Contents. Contents: Charles Howard; Robert Blake; George Monk; Edward Montague; Edward Russell; George Rooke; John Benbow; George Byng; Edward, Lord Hawke; Charles Saunders; Samuel Barrington; Alexander, Viscount Bridport; John Kempenfelt; John Jervis; William Locker; James Cook; Horatio, Viscount Nelson; Cuthbert, Lord Collingwood; Edward Pellew; The Harry Grace a Dieu, a first rate Ship; The Defeat of the Spanish Armada; The Victory off Ushant; The Victory off the Nile. ; 4to. Bookseller Inventory # 14150

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Title: Memoirs of Celebrated Naval Commanders, ...

Publisher: Harding and Lepard, [London]

Publication Date: 1832

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good-

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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