British Naval Biography Comprising the Lives of the Most Distinguished Admirals, from Howard to Codrington: With an outline of the Naval History of England, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time.
London: Scott, Webster and Geary, 1840. Second Edition. Attractive full leather binding with blind stamped boards and gilt decoration. All edges gilt. Frontis engraving of Admiral Codrington. Engraved title page with a vignette of the Battle of the Nile by Davenport. Second title. X, 665 pp. - 135 by 850mm (5¼ by 33½ inches). There is a touch of rubbing to the edges of the binding, and a touch of darkening to the page edges. Otherwise in excellent condition.