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Eminent Sailors - A Series of Biographies of Great Naval Commanders, Including an Historical Sketch of the British Navy From Drake to Collingwood

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Eminent Sailors - A Series of Biographies of Great Naval Commanders, Including an Historical Sketch of the British Navy From Drake to Collingwood

by Davenport Adams, W.H.:

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xii, 333 pp + 6 pp ads. Frontispiece & 7 other b/w plates. Includes accounts of Sir Francis Drake, Robert Blake, Lord Anson, Lord Rodney, Earl Howe, Earl of St. Vincent, Lord Nelson, Sir Sidney Smith, & Lord Collingwood. Title page, Contents page and first two pages Introduction loose. Some light spots of foxing on prelims but text clean. Florally decorated eps. Blue decorated cloth boards with lettering highlighted in gilt on front board and spine. Vignette of sailing ship on front board and spine. Top and bottom of spine and corners lightly rubbed. Overall condition VG. No dust wrapper.

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Bookseller
Owl Books IE (IE)
Bookseller Inventory #
7089
Title
Eminent Sailors - A Series of Biographies of Great Naval Commanders, Including an Historical Sketch of the British Navy From Drake to Collingwood
Author
Davenport Adams, W.H.:
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
London: George Routledge and Sons, 1882.
Keywords
Maritime, Sailing, British Navy, Francis Drake, Lord Nelson, Lord Collingwood

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