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1818 ADVENTURES JOHNNY NEWCOME IN THE NAVY MITFORD 1ST EDITION ROWLANDSON ILLUST
1818. Condition is Good+/Very Good. Some wear to edges, darkening going down near front hinge, boards darker in person, blemished title page, some minor blemishing, most pages/hinges/text block are very good! THE ADVENTURES OF JOHNNY NEWCOME IN THE NAVY 1818; Alfred Burton aka John Mitford; 1st Edition; London, Simpkin and Marshall; Full Rebound Leather, Riviere & Son Bindery; Illustrated by Thomas Rowlandson; 259/1 Pages; w5.3"xh8.3"; Very Rare! ATTRIBUTES: Beautiful full red morocco leather cover design, gold pinstriped borders, fine gold floral binding, gold gilded cover/inner cover edges, marble end pages, a lovely hand colored frontispiece, with 15 other wonderful hand colored aquatint plates, and a Great Read; Included ad page after title page and notes/errata page! SUMMARY: John Mitford, also known as Jack Mitford (22 January 1782 - 24 December 1831), was a British naval officer, poet and journalist who is best remembered for his book The adventures of Johnny Newcome in the navy. Johnny Newcome (a generic term for new recruits) is a clergyman's son who is forced to leave school and join the navy when his clergyman father loses all his money in a banking crash. He embarks on HMS Capricorn at Sheerness and, under the good Captain Dale his career prospers, but in Jamaica yellow fever strikes the ship, Captain Dale dies and is replaced by the bullying Captain Teak, and Johnny regretfully leaves the navy. Thomas Rowlandson (13 July 1757 - 21 April 1827) was an English artist and caricaturist of the Georgian Era, noted for his political satire and social observation. A pr … [Click Below for Full Description]
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