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JAMES, William.

Rare books by William James, including first editions, signed ephemera, and finely bound sets of the Naval History of Great Britain.

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  1. The Naval History of Great Britain,

    The Naval History of Great Britain,

    From the Declaration of War by France in 1793, to the Accession of George IV. in 1820. A New Edition, with Considerable Additions and Improvements, including Diagrams of all the Principal Actions.
    The second edition, revised and expanded, the first published in five volumes 1822-4. A "monument of accuracy - it has stood the test of time and remains the best account of the naval side of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars" (Kemp, The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea, p. 425). First conceived of when he was held prisoner in America during the War of 1812 the Naval History is a remarkable work. Learn More
    £1,750

    Date of Publication: 1826

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 94643

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  2. The Naval History of Great Britain,

    The Naval History of Great Britain,

    From the Declaration of War by France in 1793, to the Accession of George IV. A New Edition, with Considerable Additions and Notes, and an Account of the Burmese War and the Battle of Navarino.
    A "monument of accuracy - it has stood the test of time and remains the best account of the naval side of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars" (Kemp, The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea, p. 425). First conceived of when he was held prisoner in America during the War of 1812 the Naval History is a remarkable work. Working under the motto "Verité sans Peur", James set himself standards of inclusiveness and accuracy extraordinary for the 19th century. Learn More
    £1,500

    Date of Publication: 1837

    Published:

    Stock Code: 93104

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  3. The Naval History of Great Britain,

    The Naval History of Great Britain,

    From the Declaration of War by France in 1793, to the Accession of George IV. A New Edition, with Considerable Additions and Notes, and an Account of the Burmese War and the Battle of Navarino.
    A "monument of accuracy - it has stood the test of time and remains the best account of the naval side of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars" (Kemp, The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea, p. 425). First conceived of when he was held prisoner in America during the War of 1812 the Naval History is a remarkable work. Working under the motto "Verité sans Peur", James set himself standards of inclusiveness and accuracy extraordinary for the 19th century. Learn More
    £1,250

    Date of Publication: 1837

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    Stock Code: 61163

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