|Twelve British Admirals 1540 - 1805 1904 Navy League publication
£35.00. postage for U.K. included.
Twelve British Admirals
1540 - 1805
Reprinted from The Navy League Journal
First Published 1904
The Navy League
See TITLE PAGE
A decorated card backed book, spine a little split at the bottom and the front board is starting to separeate from the page block which is clean and tight.
153 mm. wide 237 mm. tall and 14 mm. thick 193 pages weighing unwrapped 0.5 kilo.
DRAKE. 1540-1596 by H. W. Wilson
BLAKE, 1599-1657 by Cdr.H. N. Shore RN
BENBOW, 1652-1702 by an Englishwoman
ANSON, 1697-1762 by the Earl of Lichfield
HAWKE, 1705-1781 Vice-Admiral C. Johnstone
BOSCAWEN, 1711-1761 by C. H. Crofts
RODNEY, 1719-1792 By Admiral Sir R. Vesey Hamilton
HOWE, 1725-1799 by H. W. Wilson
DUNCAN, 1731-1804 by H. W. Wilson
ST. VINCENT, 1785-1823 by C. H. Crofts
COLLINGWOOD, 1748-1810 by Cdr.H. N. Shore RN
NELSON, 1758-1805 by Admiral Sir E. R. Freemantle (a third of the book with 3 full page illustrations of HMS Victory + one of Nelson)
Each admiral's chapter is illustrated with a reproduction of a painting of the subject.
The book's title page and content of front paste down showing Constitution of the Navy League