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Naval Chronology

by Schomberg I

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1815. Unsigned 13 x 20cms. Half bound marble boards with gilt ornamental spine covers. 4 volumes uniformally bound, Vol. II Ex-National Maritime Museum. Half bound marble boards and red leather as opposted to other volumes marble boards half boun leather. Spine covers rubbed & a little torn. Otherwise a good firm set. A new edition revised & corrected. Or an Historical Summary of Naval & Maritime Events....from the time of the Romans to the Treaty of Amiens With a copious appendix. Engraved frontis to each of the 5 vols. Vol 1 Romans to 1799 477p. plus index. Vol 21780-96 454p. plus index. Vol 3 1797-1802 640p. plus index. Vol 4 Appendix 428 schedules & tables giving state of Royal Navy showing comparison with other powers, lists of number of ships of war launched, broken-up or otherwise disposed of since 1756 &in whose administration; lists of fleets, lines of battle & squadrons, with the names of officers & number of men killed, or wounded in action. 757 p. Vol 5 Appendix. Schedules, tables of losses by several Powers, Public Officers in Naval Dept. List ofCaptains with those who have lost their lives. 394p. .
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