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Edward Coke
THE NAVAL CHRONICLE A FULL SET OF PLATES ONLY The Naval Chronicle, Containing a General and Biographical History of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom; With a Variety of Original Papers on Nautical Subjects. Under the Guidance of Several Literary and Professional Men. [First Edition – Plates ONLY – 561 Plates]
London: Published by Bunney and Gold London: Printed and Published by I Gold, 1799. London: Published by Bunney and Gold [Vol I-Vol VII]; London: Printed and Published by J Gold, 103 Shoe-Lane. 1799-1818. First Editions, PLATES ONLY. 561 engraved plates, with title pages and other illustrations from the original Forty Volumes. Bound in quarter leather and marbled boards. Approximately 10 inches tall. PLATES only bound in four quarter leather volumes with the book plate for RC Fiske North Walsham to the front paste down and a hand written note to the top of the paste down (in pencil) stating “Complete set of plates (five hundred and sixty-one) from the 40 volumes of the Naval Chronicle 1799-1818. Extremely rare in this condition. Bought at Christies’ sale of John Arlott’s aquatint library 28th October 1987, for £2200.00.” With a typed Index of Plates at the rear of Vol IV listing the plates in the following categories: I – Portraits; VII – Views in Britain; X – Overseas Views; XVII – Engagements; XX – Vessels; XXII – Charts and Plans; XXVI – Miscellaneous. Each page numbered in pencil to the bottom right hand corner, text title pages not included, figures in text included in the numbering. Approximately 10 inches tall. Condition Report Externally Spine – very good condition – fine leather spine, gilt titles, gilt raised bands. Joints – very good condition – gently worn. Corners – very good condition – gently worn. Boards – good condition – marbled. Page edges – good condition – all untrimmed, differing sizes. See above and photos. Internally Hinges – good condition – solid. … [Click Below for Full Description]
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