first edition Later red quarter calf binding with marbled paper boards. Black spine labels in 2nd & 4th compartment. Renewed eps
1858 · Portsea / London
by Robinson, Rear-Admiral Hercules
Portsea / London: T. Hinton and Co., 80, Queen Street / F. Pitman. 20, Paternoster Row; and All Booksellers, 1858. 1st Edition. Later red quarter calf binding with marbled paper boards. Black spine labels in 2nd & 4th compartment. Renewed eps. Spine panel sunned. Bookplate. Text-block margins with unobtrusive vertical pen lines, ephasizing a portion of the text. Subscriber list extensively annotated in a period hand [ink]. Withal, a solid VG - VG+ copy.. 252 pp. P. 210 with large cancel pasted over ~ 80% of the text. "List of Subscribers" last 4 pages. Frontispiece lithograph of Robinson. Plate after p. 32, "Capture of Runner 'Romp' by H.M.S. 'Prometheus.'" Plate after p. 116, "Hydrographical Sketch of the Savage Island's". Plate after p. 214, "Position's of the Fleet's at the Commencement of the Battle of Trafalgar." 8vo. 8-3/4" x 5-3/4.
Bookplate of Joan Emlyn.
(Inventory #: 50814)