A REFUTATION of the Incorrect Statements, and Unjust Insinuations, contained in Captain Brenton’s Naval History of Great Britain, as far as the same refers to the conduct of Admiral Sir George Montagu, G. C. B. in a letter addressed to the author.
London.John Murray. 1823. viii, 55,pp. Bound with: STATEMENT of a correspondence which has taken place between Admiral Sir George Montagu, G.C.B., and Capt. Edward Pelham Brenton, subsequent to the publication of Sir George Montagu’s refutation of the Incorrect Statements, and injurious insinuations, contained on Captain Brenton’s Naval History. London. John Murray. 1823. xxiii, pp. The two works bound as one in fairly recent half calf gilt over marbled boards, with a large leather title label to the upper board detailing both works. Slight dust-soiling to the title-pages of both; bookplate on front pastedown of new binding; second work slightly trimmed; else a very good pair.The second work is a presentation copy inscribed at the head of the title-page: ‘From Admiral Sir G. Montague.’ The ‘F’ is a little cropped at the top of the letter, and ‘ue’ is missing from Montague.