London, Richard Bentley, 1833.
2 volumes. ppviii 351, iii 332. frontispiece portrait to volume one.
some foxing to the margins of the frontispiece, and occasional very light foxing elsewhere, but generally in particularly clean condition, and complete with the preliminary advert leaf and two end advert leaves to volume 2.
in a neat modern binding of white cloth spines and plain boards.
compiled mostly from family letters written by Hoste, from his appointment as Captain’s Servant on board HMS Agamemnon in 1793 through to March 1814, together with other letters and extracts from Hoste’s journal