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The aegis of england; or, the triumphs of the late war, as they appear in the Thanks of Parliament, progressively voted to the navy and army; and the communications either oral or written on the subject. Chronologically arranged with notices biographical and military
London: Printed for The Author. Sold By Longman and Co. et al., [1817]. xxx, [2], 608pp. With half-title. Contemporary blind-tooled half-calf, marbled boards, gilt, marbled edges. Slightly rubbed to extremities, surface loss to top corner of lower board, spine sunned. Foxed throughout. Subscriber's copy, from the library of Captain F. W. Rooke R. N., of a collection of short accounts of, and Parliamentary comments on, the most significant battles of the Royal Navy and British Army commences with the 'Glorious First of June' 1794 Action of Lord Howe and concludes with an account of the Marquis of Hastings actions in the Nepaulese War, thus including almost the entire French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, and such far flung theatres of war as India. Included are the lives and glorious careers of Naval heroes such as Lord Exmouth, Earl St. Vincent, Lord Duncan, Admirals Keppel and Keith, and no fewer than seven times, Admiral Lord Nelson. . First edition. 8vo.
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