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The Naval History of Great Britain by James, William - 1837: from the Declaration of War by France in 1793, to the Accession of George IV. A New Edition, with additions and notes, and an account of the Burmese War and the Battle of Navarino by Captain Chamier, R.N.

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The Naval History of Great Britain by James, William - 1837

The Naval History of Great Britain: from the Declaration of War by France in 1793, to the Accession of George IV. A New Edition, with additions and notes, and an account of the Burmese War and the Battle of Navarino by Captain Chamier, R.N.

by James, William

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The Naval History of Great Britain, from the Declaration of War by France in 1793, to the Accession of George IV. A New Edition, with additions and notes, and an account of the Burmese War and the Battle of Navarino by Captain Chamier, R.N.
6 volumes. Richard Bentley. Publisher in Ordinary to his Majesty. London. 1837. Octavo. (9" x 5.5")
Vol. I: xxiv, 404pp. Frontispiece engraved portrait, 3 further engraved portrait plates, 4 folding sheets of abstracts(1-4); Vol. II: vii, 394pp. Frontispiece portrait, 3 further engraved portrait plates, 3 folding sheets of abstracts (5-7); Vol. III: vii, 376pp. Frontispiece portrait, 2 further engraved portrait plates, 6 folding sheets of abstracts (8-13); Vol. IV: vi, 376pp. Frontispiece portrait, 3 further engraved portrait plates, 2 folding sheets of abstracts (14-15); Vol. V: vii, (1), 401, (1)pp. Frontispiece portrait, 3 further engraved portrait plates, 4 folding sheets of abstracts (16-19); Vol. VI: viii, 567, (1)pp (errata). Frontispiece portrait, 4 further engraved portrait plates, 9 folding sheets of abstracts (20-28). In addition to the 24 engraved portrait plates, each volume additionally contains detailed text diagrams and illustrations.
Uniformly bound in contemporary half calf, spines in six compartments with raised banding, gilt tooling and lettering, with red leather labels. All edges marbled. Marbled endpapers. Some foxing and staining to the portrait plates, with some offsetting. Text generally crisp and bright with a few occasional spots, sunning etc. A few short closed tears to the folding plate attachments. Folding plates crisply and neatly folded, with no misfolds. A handsome set.
William James (1780-1827) naval historian. His magnum opus.

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To the feps of each volume, the Armorial Bookplate of "Sir William Dickson Bart. Royal Navy", with the motto "Fortes Fortuna Juvat". The Dickson family, originally from Sydenham, Roxburghshire, have a rich naval heritage. The actions of his father Rear-Admiral Sir Archibald Collingwood Dickson, his Great-Uncle Admiral Sir Archibald Dickson and Vice-Admiral Edward Stirling Dickson are documented in these volumes.

Sir William Dickson R.N. (1798-1898)
Eldest son of Rear-Admiral Sir Archibald Collingwood Dickson, Bart., succeeding as 3rd baronet Dickson of Hardingham Hall, Norfolk on 18 June 1827. 1811 Entered Royal Naval College, Portsmouth. 1816 Midshipman at the Bombardment of Algiers. 15 October 1822 Lieutenant. 19 Feb. 1828 wrecked off the coast of Portugal. 4 March 1829 Commander of the Raleigh. 28 September 1833 Commander of the Orestes. 10 January 1837 Captain.
30 August 1841- 1 February 1845 Command of the Volage, East Indies (including the first Anglo-Chinese war), then North America and West Indies.
22 April 1857 Retired Rear-Admiral. 11 January 1864 Retired Vice-Admiral.

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  • Date Published 1837
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