Lives of the Admirals and Other Eminent British Seamen
Lives of the Admirals and Other Eminent British Seamen
Lives of the Admirals and Other Eminent British Seamen

Lives of the Admirals and Other Eminent British Seamen

1742 UK

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Author - Campbell, John
First Edition
Published - John Applebee for J. And H. Pemberton and T. Waller

Four volumes complete - Volume One - [16], 496pp, [26]; Volume Two - [8], 480pp, [26]; Volume Three - [8], 480pp, [28] and Volume Four - [8], 496pp, [22]. Later full tree calf by Zaehnsdorf, semi-raised bands, spines in six panels, morocco title label to second panel, author / volume label to third, the sixth with a morocco label with volute corner pieces and a central coat of arms, remaining panels with volute corner pieces and a central lozenge shaped volute tool, date in gilt to foot of spine, covers with gilt rolled border, gilt roll to edges, 'spot' marbled endpapers, all edges marbled. Minor wear to extremities, tiny chip to headcap of volume one, corners slightly worn, covers slightly rubbed. Internally lightly foxed throughout but tolerable, tear to foot of Kk7 in volume one but no loss. Armorial bookplate of William Clayton (possibly William Clayton, 1st Baron Sundon) to front pastedowns.
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