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Memorials of the Professional Life and Times of Sir William Penn, KNT. Admiral and General of the Fleet, During the Interregnum; Admiral, and Commissioner of the Admiralty and Navy, After the Restoration

By Granville Penn

1833

James Duncan : London

9" by 5.5"

xiv, 580pp; 619pp

 

 

 

DETAILS

A smartly rebound copy of Granville Penn's biography of his great-grandfather, the Admiral Sir William Penn.

Complete in two volumes. A biography of Sir William Penn, the politician and Royal Navy Admiral. He sat in the House of Commons from 1660 to 1670, where he played a small part in the Restoration. A lot that is known about his as an adult is due to his being the next door neighbour of Samuel Pepys. He was also the father of William Penn, who founded the Province of Pennsylvania. Volume I with a frontispiece, and one plate. Volume II with three plates. Written by Granville Penn, who was the Admiral's great-grandson. Bookplate to the front pastedowns, 'Roy & Nina Merley'. Collated, complete.

CONDITION

Rebound in a cloth binding. Externally, smart. A couple of light marks to the boards and spines. Bookplate to the front pastedowns, 'Roy & Nina Merley'. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean with the odd spot.

Overall Condition: Very Good

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