A collection of six volumes of "The Naval History of Great Britain" by William James. The books, published in 1837, are a review of the Naval history of Great Britain, from the declaration of war by France in 1793, to the accession of George IV. These books have a signature in the inner cover by Sampson Harman, dated 1896.
They were published by Richard Bentley of London.
The books are in dark blue calf, gilt and red morocco bindings to the spine and corners with hand marbled card covers, page edges and inner flyers.
~ Dimensions ~
Each book has a length of 5.5 inches (14cm) and a height of 9 inches (22.75cm). The first volume has 404 pages. The second volume has 396 pages. The third volume has 376 pages. The fourth volume has 375 pages. The fifth volume has 404 pages. The sixth volume has 569 pages. The set weighs 4.08kg.
~ Condition ~
The books have some occasional spotting and staining and general wear, but the set appears to be in an overall excellent condition.
Item ID: 812
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