1878-80 Battles of the British Navy
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Illustrated, Leather Binding, Signed Binding
In a signed binding by Bickers & Son, a prize binding for the Royal Medical College.
Complete in two volumes.
An in-depth discussion on prominent and important battles that took place throughout of the vivid history of the British Royal Navy.
Volume I illustrated with a frontispiece, vignette title page, and seventeen plates. Collated, complete.
Volume II illustrated with a frontispiece, vignette title page, and sixteen plates. Collated, complete.
Written by Joseph Allen.
Prior owner's ink inscriptions to the verso to the front endpapers and to the recto to the front free endpapers.
In a full calf Bickers binding. Externally, generally smart. Light marks to the boards and spines. A little bumping to the head and tail of the spines and to the extremities. Spines are a touch faded. Rear board of Volume I is lightly discoloured. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean with just a couple of light spots.
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