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Author Name    James, William.

Title   THE NAVAL HISTORY OF GREAT BRITAIN, FROM THE DECLARATION OF WAR BY FRANCE IN 1793 TO THE ACCESSION OF GEORGE IV. 6 VOLUME SET.

Book Condition   Good

Edition   New Edition with Additions and Notes.

Publisher   London Richard Bentley 1859

Seller ID   30377

6 volume set - 7 1/8" H, half leather (leather spines with 5 raised bands, gilt lettering/banding, leather corners), marbled paper covered boards, red speckled textblock edges. 6 b&w frontispiece portraits, 40 diagrams, 28 folding tables. After introductory information, the volumes follow a year-by-year format from the First French Revolutionary War (1792) to the Battle of Navarin (1827). Under most yearly sections there is a discussion of the British and French Fleets, Light Squadrons and Single Ships, and Colonial Expeditions. Other fleets are introduced when applicable: Spanish, Dutch, Franco-Spanish, Swedish, Russian, etc. as are sections on the West & East Indies, Africa and North & South America. Interiors - All frontispieces and title pages have areas of light toning and foxing - vol. 3 has a small light waterstain in margin of frontispiece; some preliminary pages also have scattered light foxing; most volumes have a few pages with pen and/or pencil notations of varying size in margins and some with underlining of text; some volumes have a few pages with a few scattered light foxing marks and/or small light stains; vol. II has a 1 1/2" tear/creasing at top of frontispiece gutter; vol. IV has a very small chip at the top edge of two page leaves; there are a few small corner creases on pages throughout the six volumes; most fold-out tables have additional fold creases and some have browning/creaes or very small tears at the fore-edges. Exteriors - all volumes have some rubbing on marbled boards and leather; light to moderate edge wear - more at coners; some corners have small bumps; vol. I has two small dents on fore-edge of front board; vol. VI has a 1' x 3/8' piece of marbled paper missing at bottom of front board.

French  Revolution,  Napoleonic  Wars,  Napoleonic  Era,  Royal  Navy,  Sailing  Ships,  Age  Of  Sail,  Warships,  Naval  Warfare,  18th  Century,  19th  Century,  Cannons,  Frigates,  Carronades,  Ordnance,  French  Fleet,  Colonies,  Colonial  Expeditions,  North  America,  West  Indies,  East  Indies,  Africa,  Dutch  Fleet,  Spanish  Fleet,  Sea  Battles,  Lord  Howe,  Cape  Of  Good  Hope,  Mutinies,  Battle  Of  Nile,  Horatio  Nelson,  Egyptian  Campaign,  Aboukir  Bay,  Seringapatam,  Cape  St  Vincent,  Swedish  Fleet,  Suez,  Gibraltar,  Barbary  States,  St  Domingo,  Commodore  Loring,  Pondicherry,  Admiral  Cornwallis,  Napoleon  Bonaparte,  Brest  Fleet,  Boulogne,  Toulon,  Tripoli,  United  States,  Curacoa,  Captain  Bligh,  Calais,  Villeneuve,  Martinique,  Battle  Of  Trafalgar,  Sir  Robert  Calder,  Sir  Richard  Strachan,  Schooners,  Calcutta,  Guadaloupe,  St.  Kitt's  And  Nevis,  Sir  Edward  Pellew,  Copenhagen,  Turkish  Fleet,  Portuguese  Fleet,  Sir  Sidney  Smith,  Spanish  Main,  Madeira,  South  America,  Buenos  Aires,  Monte  Video,  Admiral  Ganeaume,  Russian  Fleet,  Gun-Boats,  M.  Willaumez,  Senegal,  Martinique,  Lord  Collingwood,  Guadaloupe,  St.  Martin,  Thames,  Java,  Naval  Actions,  Luggers,  Chesapeake  Bay,  Rear  Admiral  Cockburn,  War  1812,  Lake  Erie,  Lake  Ontario,  Lake  Champlain,  Washington,  Baltimore,  Penobscot,  Lake  Huron,  St.  Helena,  New  Orleans,  Algiers,  Burmese  War,  Battle  Navarin,  Shannon  And  Chesapeake. 

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