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Clarke & M’Arthur’s Life & Services of Horatio Viscount Nelson

SKU: 7719
£600.00

Title:
Clarke & M’Arthur’s Life & Services of Horatio Viscount Nelson

Date of publication:
1839-40

Binding:
contemporary calf

Publisher(s):

  • Fisher; Son & Co.
  • Author(s):

  • John M'Arthur
  • Rev James Stanier Clarke
  • An account of Nelson with stacks of plates and portraits, bringing the scenes and faces of his career to life

    Clarke, Rev. James Stanier & M’Arthur, John: The Life & Services of Horatio Viscount Nelson [...] from His Lordship's Manuscripts. London: Fisher, Son & Co, [1839-40] 

    3 vols, 8vo. pp. [ii], 256 [ii] + frontispiece portrait of Nelson, additional engraved title-page with vignette of Nelson's birthplace and 11 further plates; pp. 500 + frontispiece portrait of the dedicatee, Sir Thomas-Masterman Hardy, additional engraved title-page with vignette of Nelson's monument at St Paul's and 11 futher plates, plus folding plan of harbour and fortifications of Boulogne; pp. 394 + frontispiece portraits of Lord Collingwood and George III, additional engraved title-page with vignette of Greenwich Hospital, and 9 further plates. Portrait of Earl St Vincent supplied in volume 2, but not duplicated in volume 3 where it is also called for. Some spotting at intervals throughout. Tan quarter calf over marbled boards, rubbed to extremities, inner hinge to volume 3 split.