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Joshua White Esq.
Memoirs Of The Professional Life Of The Late Most Noble Lord Horatio Nelson Viscount and Baron Nelson of the Nile Comprehending Authentic and Circumstantial Details of His Glorious Achievements Under The British Flag. To which is added by way of Supplement A Correct Narrative of the Ceremonies Attending his Funeral. [Very Scarce Work in Any Edition – Third Edition]
London: James Cundee, 1806, Third Edition. Paper covered boards and spine, with paper title label. Very scarce publication in any edition, 13 copies (second and third editions) held at the British and international libraries. No others for sale. The spine label states “Twelve Engravings” – this copy has 2 Frontispieces (one for each work), one engraved title page to the first work in addition to the text title page, and six engraved plates (some folding). There are other engravings in the text. The folding engraved plates feature the Battle of the Nile, of Copenhagen and Trafalgar, a facsimile of Nelson’s handwriting, Nelson’s coffin and his Funeral Carriage. 9 Engraved plates in total including the title and frontispieces. Comprehending authentic and circumstantial details of his glorious achievements under the British Flag and a sketch of his Parliamentary Conduct and Private Character with biographical particulars of Contemporary Naval Officers, to which is added by way of supplement a correct narrative of The Ceremonies Attending his Funeral. xii, 13-419, [i], 77pp [i]. Approximately 7 ½ inches tall. Condition Report Externally Spine – good condition – black title of white label, signs of general age wear. Joints – good condition – gently rubbed and worn. Corners – good condition – bumped and worn. Boards – good condition – full paper covered boards, loss to the corners, some damp staining to the front. Page edges – good condition – all edges untrimmed and tanned. See above and photos. Internally Hinges – good condition – intact. Paste downs – good condition – plain, th … [Click Below for Full Description]
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