by Edward Boys, Captain RN., when a midshipman of His Majesty’s Ship ‘Phoebe’
London, C. Cautley Newby, 1864
4th edition, enlarged. pp[iv] 329 + advert leaf. 8 engraved plates. good clean condition hardback recased into the original blind decorated blue cloth, with new end-papers inserted.
Edward Boys entered the Royal Navy in 1796 and was serving as Midshipman on the frigate HMS ‘Phoebe’ when he was captured off Toulon in 1803