Title:THE ROYAL NAVY A History from the Earliest Times to the Present. 7 Volumes
Author:Clowes, Wm. Laird and Others
Price:GBP£520.00 (about USD$679.88)
Publisher:Sampson Low, Marston and company, London, 1897
Dust Jacket:No Dustjacket
Sampson Low, Marston and company, 1897, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dustjacket, First Edition
7-volume set (complete). .. 7 VOLUMES: Published over the period 1897 - 1903, 7volumes 4to. Original blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine, gilt medallion front cover, top edge gilt, Thirty-five photogravures with hundreds of full page and other illustrations, maps, charts, and tables. Vol I, xxiv, 699 pp; Vol II, xiv, 593 pp; Vol III, xix, 609 pp; Vol IV, xiv, 624 pp; Vol V, xii, 623 pp; Vol VI, xvi, 592 pp; Vol VII, xvi, 627 pp. Reset in original bindings which have been restored the repairs being barely noticeable. Boards slightly rubbed, gilt title a little dulled . Ex College library with book plate on end paper. Internally all books are crisp and unmarked. (Actually appear to be unread). However there is some foxing to the tissue guards with some offsetting to the plates they are meant to protect.. No foxing of consequence to pages of main text. Externally 5 of the volumes have had the ends of the spines professionally repaired. example (image 10341_3) The ends of the spines of the other two volumes are a little chipped and frayed. 10341_4 and 10341_5) There is minor wear/bumping to the corners of some boards. Overall an attractive set. Quantity Available: 1. Category: HISTORY 19th Century.; NAVAL; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 10341.