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1 BURNEY, William British Neptune; or, A History of the Achievements of the Royal Navy, from the earliest periods to the present time. 1812.
B. Crosby, 1812, 
BURNEY, William. The British Neptune; or, A History of the Achievements of the Royal Navy, from the earliest periods to the present time. L: B. Crosbyand Co., 1812. Pp 490. 7 leaves of plates, 1 folding map (incomplete). Sma ll 8vo, full calf, paper label to spine. Not in Manwaring or NMM. Burney was also the author of The Naval Heroes of Great Britain. His analysis of thevital importance of the Navy for Britain's survival extends to pre-Roman t imes, and continues in a narrative extending to Nelson's victory at Trafalgar. With three appendices: a chronology of English naval history, an account of the growth of the Royal Navy from the Armada to the time of publication, and a recent Report of Naval Commissioners. A very nice little volume. New eps, half of folding map missing, rubbed, edges dusty, else vg. 350.00

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