The life of Admiral Lord Nelson, K. B. from His Lordship's manuscripts. James Stanier Clarke, , John M'Arthur.
The life of Admiral Lord Nelson, K. B. from His Lordship's manuscripts
The life of Admiral Lord Nelson, K. B. from His Lordship's manuscripts
The life of Admiral Lord Nelson, K. B. from His Lordship's manuscripts

The life of Admiral Lord Nelson, K. B. from His Lordship's manuscripts

London: printed by T. Bensley for T. Cadell [et al.], 1809. First edition, 2 volumes, large 4to (imposed in folio), pp. vi, xv, [1], xlv, [1], 375; [2], 511; engraved frontispiece, engraved portrait, facsimile, 10 engraved plates, engraved plan of Martello Tower, Corsica, folding Plan of Battle at the Nile, Plan of Attack off Copenhagen, 2 Plans of Battle of Trafalgar, 4 engraved headpieces (by J. Landseer, J. Finden and others); contemporary diced russia, gilt lettered direct on gilt-paneled spine, rolled gilt borders, inner dentelles, etc., combed blue marbled edges; ink splatters on 2D1-2 of first volume, hinges restored, spines a little worn, but generally a very good, impressive set, clean throughout. Lowndes I, 472: "Every Englishman ought to possess this interesting and important biography, forming a complete naval history of the last half century." Item #27375

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