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The Naval Chronology; or, an Historical Summary of Naval and Maritime Events

£1,500.00

  • The Naval Chronology; or, an Historical Summary of Naval and Maritime Events

The Naval Chronology; or, an Historical Summary of Naval and Maritime Events

Schomberg, Isaac
London, Egerton, Bickerstaff, and Richardson, 1815

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including Authentic Accounts of the Most Remarkable Engagements, in which the British Flag has ever been so eminently Distinguished, also Narratives of the most Dreadful of all Calamities, a Fire at Sea. From the time of the Romans, to the Treaty of Peace of Amiens, with a Copious Appendix. A New Edition Revised and Corrected.

by Isaac Schomberg.

London,  Egerton, Bickerstaff, and Richardson, 1815.

5 volumes. 8vo. engraved frontispiece to each volume.

a very little browning and foxing, but generally a very clean crisp set. nicely bound in ca. late 19th-century half calf over marbled paper boards.

from the library of the Cruising Association with gilt ‘C.A.’ initials at the foot of each spine, gilt lettering along the spine leather to the front board. book-plate to front paste-downs and small oval blind-stamp to each title-page. light marks at foot of spines from removal of labels

one of the corner-stone works for any serious naval history library