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Autograph Letter Signed, to Mr. Fitzgerald, about his boys entering the Navy, explaining that for the youngest “it is no easy matter to get him into the Navy as it is impossible to say who may be at the Admiralty at that time ...”

by NAPIER, Admiral Sir Charles

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Albemarle Street, 27 January 1853. A good one page example, 7 x 4½ inches, remains of corner mounts on verso. “...
  • Title: Autograph Letter Signed, to Mr. Fitzgerald, about his boys entering the Navy, explaining that for the youngest “it is no easy matter to get him into the Navy as it is impossible to say who may be at the Admiralty at that time ...”
  • Author: NAPIER, Admiral Sir Charles
  • Place: Albemarle Street, 27 January 1853
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The Navy: Its Past and Present State

Napier, Rear-Admiral Sir Charles:

London: John & Daniel A. Darling,, 1851. First thus. Hardcover. Fair. 8vo ex plymouth naval library rebound in library cloth. Title page torn & taped, inner margin some pages taped

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£25.00
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4 July 1841. 1 page 7 x 4 inches, fine. Admiral Sir Charles Napier (1786-1860) fought in the Napoleonic Wars and in the Anglo-American War of 1814. He commanded the rocket boats that bombarded Baltimore, providing both the ‘bombs bursting in air’ and ‘the rocket's red glare...

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£35.00
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The Navy: Its Past and Present State

Napier, Rear-Admiral Sir Charles:

John & Daniel A. Darling,. Used - Acceptable. Used - Acceptable. 1851 Complete including errata slip. Ships from UK in 48 hours or less (usually same day). Your purchase helps support Sri Lankan Children's Charity 'The Rainbow Centre'. Ex-library with wear and barcode page may h...

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£34.50
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The Navy: Its Past and Present State

Napier Rear Admiral Sir Charles

1851. In a series of letters. Paper browned. 250pages. Spine weak. Not disbound. original covers little worn and faded. Original title label to spine worn. top of spine cover torn. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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£40.00
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Sunday, undated. 1 page 9 x 5½ inches, with the address leaf, addressed ‘Honble. Capt. Waldegrave, Revenge’, folds, creases. A rare note to survive this heroic naval action. Admiral Sir Charles Napier (1786-1860) fought in the Napoleonic Wars and in the Anglo-American War of 181...

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£45.00
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The Navy: Its Past and Present State

Napier, Rear-Admiral Sir Charles:

GB: John & Daniel A. Darling, 1851. Not dated but about 1851. Frontispiece. Fairly clean tight text but lacks front endpaper. A previous owner has written a neat short biography of the autho rin ink on the front pastedown. Black half leather over dark brown cloth. The N from NAPIER has been c...

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£66.07
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The Navy: Its Past and Present State

Rear-Admiral Sir Charles Napier

London: John & Daniel A. Darling, 1851. Cloth. Near Fine. 9" by 6". None. An interesting collection of letters by the esteemed Royal Navy Officer Charles Napier, describing the history and present state of the Royal Navy. This work is an interesting history of the Royal Navy, looking at how the...

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£110.00
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London: Richard Bentley, 1857. 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. xlvi, [2], 622 pages. contents clean and tight .School price inscription to front blank to Thomas Bryden from the headmaster of Lincoln grammer school 1860. Bound in full contempor...

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£180.00