The British Neptune; or, a History of the Achievements of the Royal Navy, from the Earliest Periods to the Present Time. William Burney.

The British Neptune; or, a History of the Achievements of the Royal Navy, from the Earliest Periods to the Present Time.

London: Richard Phillips, 1807. 12mo. 490 pp. + folding map, 6 pp. & 36 pp. publisher's catalogues. Spine split in three vertically, joints cracked, front cover loose. Covers worn, leather scraped. Spine shaken. Owner's bookplate (1 x 3 1/2" slip with printed name F. B. Vinton) fpd. Pencil notes to endpapers, ink and pencil signature on title page; ink gift inscriptions on dedication and opposite page. Moderate to heavy foxing, dampstains to front and back sections. Second (36 pp.) publisher catalogue is dated May 1, 1808. Frontispiece engraving plus six plates and folding world map (edges worn, closed 3" tear and 4" missing chip - top edge). Item #10618

Price: $225.00

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