NAVAL SKETCH-BOOK; or, the Service Afloat and Ashore; with Characteristic Reminiscences, Fragments and Opinions. By an Officer of Rank. Second edition. In two Volumes.
London.Henry Colburn. 1826. Volume I: xxiv, 284pp. Volume II:iv, 304pp. Comparatively recent half calf, gilt over marbled boards with red labels. Octavo. Fore-edges uncut. Half-title to volume one has been mounted on a stub; lacks half-title to volume two - though the paging would indicate that one is not required. Volume one has the bookplate of Admiral Lionel Arthur Doveton Sturdee; and both volumes have the mounted signatures, dated Bristol Sept/89, of Admiral of F. C. D. Sturdee to one of the front endpapers. An excellent set.
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