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Lives of the British Admirals: containing - Campbell, Dr. J - 1779. 
Donaldson London Four Volumes complete. 1779 - Octavo. Complete with 5 folding maps and 4 frontispieces. In fine contemporary bindings of full tree calf, the boards weith a greek key outer border, an inner border of laurel leaf stems, florets, and other small ornaments, the spine with gilt decoration in comartments, red and black lettering pieces. Slight rubbing but hinges are sound, the black volume number lettering piece to vol one is half lost, but this a G-VG attractive set *** With a fine provenance : Eachg volume bearing the bookplate of Wilmot the Earl of Lisburne in the Kingdom of Ireland, who served as a Lord of the Amiralty from 1770 to 1782. It is possible that the bindings are Irish [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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