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Ultra Rare 1799 The Naval Chronicle Volumes 1 through 10 1st Ed Maps Engravings
London: The Naval Chronicle Set of Volumes 1 through10 (1799 through 1803) First Edition: Contains Maps & Engravings, as well as biographies, news, anecdotes, poems and ballades on nautical subjects.A very rare set of the first 10 consecutive volumes in such good condition. Provenance: Deaccessioned from the Library of Naval Ministry of Netherlands A True Historical Treasure. Professionally Bound. These volumes cover some of the most active and important years of the Napoleonic wars.Condition is generally very good with some spine scuffing, expected foxing and water stains, but overall very good condition. I will provide any additional photos upon request. The Naval Chronicle was a British periodical published monthly between January, 1799 and December, 1818 (Huntington). It contained information about the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom, including biographies, histories, news, and essays on nautical subjects, as well as poems and ballads on a variety of related topics (Jeffery). The founders were James Stanier Clarke and John McArthur,[1] and the editorial staff included Stephen Jones and his brother John Jones (father of John Winter Jones).[2] Contributors included Francis Gibson,[3] and Charles Vinicombe Penrose under initials as pseudonyms.[4] Nicholas Pocock provided a long series of illustrations.[5]. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: clarkshop [Chester, New Jersey, US]
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