THE NAVAL HISTORY OF GREAT BRITAIN, from the declaration of war by France in 1793 to the accession of George IV. A New Edition, with Additions and Notes. In six volumes.
London.Richard Bentley, 1859. Vol' I: lvi, 456pp: Vol' II: viii, 483pp: Vol' III: x, 510pp; Vol IV: vii, 410pp; Vol V: viii, 458pp. Black & white plans. All volumes have folding tables at the back of the book, and an engraved frontispiece, some with tissue guards. Original blue cloth, gilt. 8vo. Bindings a little rubbed and bumped at the extremities; heads and tails a little pulled with some minor damage. All vol's a little cocked and splitting slightly at inner hinges. Vol's I and VI have spotting to the frontispiece; vol' I has a small bookseller's label to front free end-paper; one folding table in Vol' VI has some spotting in the margin where it stands proud of the text block. Vol' V has signature: " Cap. Poland R.N." on front end paste-down. Texts are clean Very good copies.