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The Naval and Military Exploits Which Have Distinguished the Reign of George the Third by Jehoshaphat Aspin - First - 1820 - from Setton Book Collection (SKU: 109)

The Naval and Military Exploits Which Have Distinguished the Reign of George the Third

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The Naval and Military Exploits Which Have Distinguished the Reign of George the Third: Accurately Described, and Methodically Arranged

by Jehoshaphat Aspin

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  • hardcover
  • First
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Few scratches on hinge, slight discoloration of cover, mild age-browning of pages, Very little foxing. Five raised bands on spine, title, author and date gilt stamped in compartments. Aspin's classic, highly specific, detailed, interesting and actually quite readable accounts of naval and military campaigns and encounters with France, Spain, Native Americans, the new United States of America during the American Revolution, wars in India, as well as conflicts with Holland, Cuba, Napoleon, the storming of Algiers and the freeing of Christian slaves, etc.. Many coloured (aquatint) plates. 3 Page edges gilded. 784 pages. A rare and handsomely bound little book in Very Good condition.

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book dealer
Setton Book Collection US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
109
Title
The Naval and Military Exploits Which Have Distinguished the Reign of George the Third
Author
Jehoshaphat Aspin
Format/binding
Full leather, marbled boards; 5 raised bands on spine; Gilt lines on front edges of boards, gilt dentelles on inside edges of fr
Book condition
second hand - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Samuel Leigh
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1820
Keywords
British, American, 18th/19th Century Military, Naval, Colonial History
Bookseller catalogs
Antiquarian Raties;
Size
14.5 cm x 10 cm x 4.5 cm

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About Setton Book Collection

European history, with a loose focus on the late medieval/early Renaissance period, including the Crusades; some first or contemporary editions from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries; some scholarly works in English, French, German, Italian, Modern Greek, Catalan, Russian.Some works from the libraries of Reeve Shley at Ripplebrook; John L. La Monte; Kenneth M. Setton; Howard Ellison Whitney; Wilhelmina, Duchess of Cleveland; Washington Shirley, 9th Earl Ferrers, Joseph Harrison Brazier; Duke Georg Alexander of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.Also some exotic Americana other eclectic gems that have serendipitously popped up over the years."I just wanted to say that the service and quality of the book received from 'Setton Book Collection' was exceptional. I am very pleased with the book: A Narrative of the Conversion and Death of Count Struensee. 5 star service all the way.Best Regards,Pete,London, England13 October 2020

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