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Lives of the British Admirals Containing an Accurate Naval History from the Earliest Periods ( Complete in 8 Volumes ) ( Period Leather Bindings ), Campbell Dr John
1 Campbell Dr John Lives of the British Admirals Containing an Accurate Naval History from the Earliest Periods ( Complete in 8 Volumes ) ( Period Leather Bindings )
London Printed for C. J. Barrington 1817 Full Period Calf Very Good 8vo 
Complete in 8 volumes. Bound in full period calf, raised bands, decorative gilt within compartments, decortive gilt design on boards, inner dentelles, full gilt edges, green endpapers. Calf rubbed, some wear loss on head tail of three volumes, three volumes with small patches of wear on boards, a few short splits on hinge joints, slight faded. All bindings firm, generally a very attractive set. Internally, occasional spotting,pages in very good clean condition throughout. A very nice set, in very attractive period bindings. A19. C1 
Price: 575.00 GBP
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2 Dawson Major A. J. Britain's Life Boats the Story of a Century of Heroic Service ( Limited Signed By Edward The Prince of Wales )
London Hodder and Stoughton 1923 Limited Signed Edition Very Good 8vo Signed by Author
This copy Limited to 1000 copies, signed by Edward The Prince of Wales. Collation, x[[6], 279pp, illustrated. Bound in original publishers cream cloth. Cloth light dust or dirt marked. Binding in very good condition. Internally, number in ink on free endpaper, ( probably shelf number ). Pages and illustrations in vey good clean condition. A very nice copy. A12 
Price: 380.00 GBP
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3 Smyth James Carmichael The effect of the nitrous vapour, in preventing and destroying contagion: ascertained, from a variety of trials, made chiefly by surgeons of His Majesty's Navy, in prisons, hospitals, and on board of ships
London J. Johnson 1799 8vo 
Book measures 9 x 5 3/4 inches. Collation, xvi,234pp, 1 folding table, half title. Bound in linen/cloth? backed boards. At some time, [ not recently ] the binding has been rebacked, retaining the period boards. Boards are rubbed and worn on edges. Generally the binding is in good firm condition. Internally, top edge of title page torn-away, [ repaired ], lacking the word ''the', letter 't' from affect, and part of 'r' from vapour, [ letters supplied by hand ] , some occasional spotting. Pages in good clean condition throughout. A nice copy of a rare book. 
Price: 350.00 GBP
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Power and the Glory: Sculptures of the Warship "Wasa", Soop Hans
4 Soop Hans Power and the Glory: Sculptures of the Warship "Wasa"
Stockholm Kungl. Vitterhets Historie och Antikvitets Akademien 1986 9174021680 / 9789174021684 Very Good Near Very Good Quarto 
Book measures 11 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches. 270 pages, illustrated, folding plate. Bound in original publishers cloth. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Dust jacket age darkened on edges. Jacket in good condition. Internally, pages clean. A nice clean copy. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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5 Stephen Jones, various contributors The Naval Chronicle 1799: Containing a General and Biographical History of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom with a Variety of Original Papers on Nautical Subjects:The Naval Chronicle [ 1799-1800 ]. [ Four Volumes ]
London Joyce Gold 1799 8vo 
Four volumes, printed between 1799, 1800. Collation, iii,[1],540pp, 12pp index, 28pp, appendix, [ 13 plates complete? ], vii,[1],644pp, 12pp index, [ 17 plates complete ], vi,516pp, 10pp, index, 16pp appendix, [ 11 plates, lacking 4 plates ], v,[1],528pp, 8pp index, [ 12 plates, lacking 1 plate ], Books measure 9 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches. Bound in modern buckram. Library number on spine. All bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, occasional library stamp, most plates stamped on verso, [ printed side free of stamps ], some spotting and browning. Pages and plates in good condition. Good solid volumes, in very good firm bindings. 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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