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James, William.

THE NAVAL HISTORY OF GREAT BRITAIN,

From the Declaration of War by France in 1793, to the Accession of George IV. A New Edition, with Additions and Notes, and an Account of the Burmese War and the Battle of Navarino, by Captain Chamier, R.N. London: Richard Bentley 1837.
New Ed. 6 vols., complete. 24 ports., 38 diagrams. Light marginal browning, plates heavily spotted, contemporary ownership signature to top edge of t.ps., hinges neatly repaired, marbled e.ps., blind inner dentelles, full gilt rule edged calf with gilt anchor device to each corner of boards, gilt filleted edges with some wear to corners, rebacked with remains of original spines laid-down, one original gilt lettered leather title label and several gilt motifs to spines, remaining spines with retipped crude lettering and ruling. Considered to be the best edition of this standard work.
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