Life of Nelson. Robert SOUTHEY, Vice-Admiral Lord Horatio NELSON, 1st Viscount Nelson, Lady Emma HAMILTON, subject.
Life of Nelson
Life of Nelson
Life of Nelson
Life of Nelson
Life of Nelson
Life of Nelson
Life of Nelson
Life of Nelson
Life of Nelson
Life of Nelson
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Life of Nelson
Life of Nelson
Life of Nelson

Life of Nelson

Place Published: Edinburgh and London
Publisher: Bickers and Son, Leicester Square
Date Published: 1887
Edition: 2nd Edition
Binding: Hard Cover

HANDSOMELY BOUND WITH 12 BEAUTIFUL ENGRAVINGS.

8vo, 21.5cm x 14.5cm, vix, [2, list of plates], 351pp., [2 signatures], 8 1/2" x 5 1/4" . Very good+ with a professional rebacking using all original spine and boards. It is one of the most favoured of many books on Nelson. Twelve illustrations by Westall, printed in Woodburytype, Plans. These have been printed separately and attached to the pages in the book. Included is the famous "Death of Nelson".

Likely a reprint of the 1884 Edition published by Bickers & Sons as well with the same Westfall plates included in that edition. Most were used as school prize copies. It is marked on the front cover "BOXGROVE" in gold. Inside the first blank page it is signed in pen and ink "James Arthur Bowles,

Honoris Causa, Boxgrove, Guildford, Christmas, 1893". List of plates:

LORD VISCOUNT NELSON. Portrait

BURNHAM THORPE PARSONAGE (Nelson's birthplace)

NELSON'S ENCOUNTER WITH A BEAR

LT. NELSON VOLUNTEERING TO BOARD A PRIZE IN A VIOLENT GALE

HMS CAPTAIN BOARDING THE SAN NICHOLAS AND THE SAN JOSEF

THE SAN NICHOLAS & SAN JOSEF CARRIED BY BOARDING NELSON'S CONFLICT WITH A SPANISH LAUNCH

NELSON WOUNDED AT TENERIFE

PLAN OF THE BATTLE OF THE NILE. (Double page. Folding)

THE BATTLE OF THE NILE. August 1st 1798

THE BATTLE OF COPENHAGEN. April 2nd. 1801

THE BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR. October 21st. 1805

THE DEATH OF NELSON
Very Good. Item #371

$175.00 USD
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