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JENKINS, James.

Rare books by James Jenkins, including first editions and finely bound copies of The Naval Achievements of Great Britain and The Martial Achievements of Great Britain and Her Allies.

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  1. 115370
    JENKINS, James. The Naval Achievements of Great Britain. From the Year 1793 to 1817.

    London : [after 1817]

    First edition, early issue, of this magnificent publication, the apogee of the coloured aquatint, illustrating the high-water mark of Britain's maritime hegemony. "As a record of naval events spanning a period of over twenty years it has no precedent. At no time prior to 1817 had a publisher attempted such a complete volume of documentary naval prints.... Learn More
    £9,750.00

    Stock Code: 115370

  2. The Naval Achievements of Great Britain.
    JENKINS, James. The Naval Achievements of Great Britain.

    London : [after 1817]

    First edition, with later issue plates, of this magnificent publication, illustrating the high-water mark of Britain's maritime hegemony, and the apogee of the coloured aquatint. As Roger Quarm, curator of pictures at the National Maritime Museum remarked: "As a record of naval events spanning a period of over twenty years it has no precedent. At no... Learn More
    £9,750.00

    Stock Code: 102750

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