Description: 36 volumes, 8vo (230 x 140mm. to 250 x 156mm.), approximately 430 engraved plates, maps, charts and portraits (some folding), volumes 1-33 in uniform contemporary diced calf, spines gilt with naval motif, and 3 other volumes in contemporary bindings (rebacked),
minor spotting and staining, some bindings repaired; sold as a periodical not subject to return
Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the catalogue, where appropriate.
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