Naval sketch book: or, the service afloat and ashore; with characteristic reminiscences, fragments, and opinions.
London. Printed for Whittaker & Co., 1834. Second series.
12mo. In two volumes. , viii, 293, ; , 288pp. Without half-titles. Contemporary navy half-morocco, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Extremities rubbed, slightest of chipping to lettering-pieces. Armorial bookplates of Richard Harington to both FEPs, slight creasing to leaves of second gathering of Vol. II, some marginal loss to foot of I3-4 of same, sporadic spotting/browning.
A second series, continuing from the first of 1826, of naval officer, William Nugent Glascock's (c.1787-1847) compendium of nineteenth-century maritime material, both fact-based and fictional, documenting the experiences of a navy man's life at sea.£ 200.00 Antiquates Ref: 15280