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Charnock, John.
Biographia Navalis;or Impartial Memoirs of the Lives and Characters of Officers of the Navy of Great Britain. 6 volume set.
Printed for R. Faulder., London, 1794. '.From the year 1660 to the present time; drawn from the most authentic sources and disposed in a chronological arrangement. with portraits and other engravings by Bartolozzi . Vol 1. Frontis and foldg plate + 432 pp + [8] pp index. Contemporary bookplate on paste down fep, later bookplate on ffep, signature of previous owner on first blank. Front joint weak but holding. Vol 2. Frontis + 448 pp + [4] pp index. Vol 3. Frontis + 410 pp + [5] pp index. Vol 4. 436 pp + [4] pp index. Frontis not bound in. Front joint weak but holding. Vol 5. Frontis + foldg plate + 512 pp + [4] pp index. Front joint weak but holding. Vol 6. Frontis + 589 pp + [5] pp index. Front joint weak but holding. Scattered foxing to a few pages in all vols, primarily prelims but generally very clean and crisp. A handsome set bound in contemporary, full, mottled calf with elaborate gilt decoration to spine together with contrasting title/ volume labels. Marbled eps. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Elaine Beardsell (PBFA ) [HOLMFIRTH, United Kingdom]
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