A NARRATIVE OF THE PROCEEDINGS of his Majesty's Fleet in…

A NARRATIVE OF THE PROCEEDINGS of his Majesty's Fleet in the Mediterranean, and the combined Fleets of France and Spain, from the Year 1741, to March 1744. Including an accurate Account of the late Fight near Toulon, and the Causes of our Miscarriage:

London.J. Millan. 1744. The Lines of Battle on both Sides, Plans of Villa Franca, Naples, Hieres Bay, and Toulon. The French Admiral's Journal in French and English, from the Time he left Toulon, until he anchored with his Fleet in Alicant Road. Likewise Some Signalss greatly wanted on the late Occasion: And a List of Captains and Lieutenants made by Admiral Mathews in the Mediterranean, their different Removes, &c. With many useful Observations. By a Sea-Officer. The Second Edition. viii, 112, [1 blank], [5 list], [2 ad's]pp. Illustrated with 3 (of 4; lacks map 2) folding maps and 1 folding chart (over two pages). Bound with: ORIGINAL LETTERS AND PAPERS, Between Ad-----l M-----ws, and V. Adm----l L-----K. [Admiral Mathews and Vice Admiral Lestock.] With several Letters from Private Hands, Exhibiting Many Particulars hitherto unknown of the Transactions in the Mediterranean. With Remarks on, and Answers to the Narrative of the Fleet, from 1741 to 1744. Especially on the Author's Partiality and Great Liberties with the Characters of some Commanders. Also, Some Observations on the Conduct of the Brest Fleet, & c. London. M. Cooper. 1744. viii, 128pp. Title damaged and restored with the loss of the letter 'P' on the title-page. Bound with: THE CHARGE of Thomas Mathews, Esq; Also the Answer and Defence of Admiral Mathews To the said Charge, &c. London. E. Cooper. (1744). [2], 53pp. The three bound as one in 19th century red morocco gilt. Octavo. Binding a little rubbed; two bookplates; faults as listed after individual titles; else a very good group.

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