A Selection From The Public And Private Correspondence Of Vice-admiral Lord Collingwood: Interspersed With Memoirs Of His Life.
James Ridgway, 169, Piccadilly.
8vo. 5.5 x 8.5 inches. xvi + 578 pp. +  pp. publisher's advertisements. Bound in half vellum over marbled boards; spine in compartments, decorated gilt with contrasting maroon morocco title label. A little wear to extremities, but otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated by engraved portrait frontispiece and by folding plan. The selected correspondence of Vice Admiral Cuthbert Collingwood (1748-1810), covering the period from 1785. He was second in command to Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar and then became Commander-in-Chief of the Mediterranean Fleet. Edited by his son-in-law, George Lewes Newnham-Collingwood (1783-1838), of Hawkhurst, Kent.
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