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The Naval History of Great Britain, From The Declaration of War By France in 1793, To The Accession of George IV. By William James. A New Edition, with Additions and Notes, and An account of the Burmese War and The Battle of Navarino, By Captain Chamier, R.N.

By William James; Captain Chamier

1837

Richard Bentley : London

9.5" by 6"

xxxii, 404pp [4]; vii, 396pp, [3]; viii, 376pp [5]; vi, [1] 375pp [3]; vii, [1] 404pp [4]; viii, 510pp [9] 511-567pp [1]

 

 

 

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A six volume set of works being a work of naval history written by William James, with additional work by Captain Chamier.

Rebound, in a uniform full cloth binding. Complete in six volumes. A history of naval history in Britain from 1793 with the declaration of War, up until the accession of George IV. Written by William James, with and additional account of the Burmese War by Captain Chamier. William M. James is a noted maritime historian whose work on the French Revolution are among his most highly regarded. Captain Frederick Chamier was a naval officer and novelist, who wrote a number of popular naval works throughout the 19th century. Illustrated with 25 portrait across the 6 volumes. With 5 folding plates to the rear of volume I, 3 to volume II, 6 to volume III, 2 to volume IV, 3 to volume V, and 5 to volume VI. Collated complete. A fascinating insight into the history of the British navy.

CONDITION

Rebound in a uniform cloth binding. Externally smart, with light rubbing to the spine and extremities. Light spots to the top edge and to the fore edge. Internally generally firmly bound, strained in places. Fronitispiece to volume VI is detached but present with binding strained to the title page. Pages are generally clean with light age toning and to the occasional spot. Numerous folding plates to the rear of each volume.

Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed

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