Description: The Naval Achievements of Great Britain from the year 1793 to 1817
London: J. Jenkins... by L. Harrison, [1816-1817, watermarks 1811-1821],
engraved title with vignette, 54 hand-coloured aquatint plates, one plain etched plate at end (with text on verso), [Abbey,
337; Tooley (1954) 282],
lacking list of subscribers
The Martial Achievements of Great Britain and Her Allies from 1799 to 1815.
London: J. Jenkins.. by L. Harrison, [1814-1815],
engraved title with vignette, engraved dedication with coat of arms, hand-coloured vignette title, 52 hand-coloured aquatint plates, [Abbey, Life 365; Tooley (1954) 281], AN EARLY ISSUE with watermarks dated 1811 (possibly bound from parts)
Together 2 volumes, 4to (350 x 275mm.), uniformly bound in contemporary blue morocco gilt, spines in compartments gilt, gilt edges, slight spotting or staining, slightly rubbed with a few repairs
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Provenance: Thomas Best, bookplate
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