London:: Edward Moxon. 1854. hardcover. Small 8vo. lxvii, 465,  pp. Engraved frontispiece portrait of the. author, woodcuts; occasional foxing. Original full green gilt-stamped. morocco, 5 raised bands, a.e.g. Fine copy.. Under the gold of the FORE-EDGE IS A VERTICAL PAINTING of a mother, garbed in black & red country dress, holding her baby above her head and watching a tall masted ship arrive from a sea voyage probably her hearts desire invested in that ships course, carry her husband home perhaps suggestive of a poem contained in the book, Ye Marines of England. . 1 (Inventory #: FF202)
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