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NELSON, Horatio, Lord Viscount. The Dispatches and Letters of Vice Admiral Lord Viscount Nelson, With Notes by Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas. L: Henry Colburn, 1845-1846. In 7 volumes. Pp 509; 495; 525; 542; 521; 502; 424. 8vo,pressed blue cloth, gilt titles to spine. Cowie 144: "This is the standard work of reference for Nelson's correspondence and the principal source fro m which his biographers have drawn (and still do draw) their material. It contains some 3,500 letters, including what are now the Nelson and Bridport Papers at the British Library, but not the Nelson Papers at the Nelson Museum, Monmouth...." Ex-library (Chatham Dockyard Historical Trust, bookplatesonly), all 7 vols. fairly heavily rubbed with slight wear to extremities, dampstaining to cloth vols. 2-4, spines discoloured, occasional light foxing internally, inner hinges cracked vol. 4, front inner hinge cracked vol. 1, rear inner hinge tender vol. 7, else vg. For the set. 1,500.00
Title: Dispatches and Letters of Vice Admiral Lord Viscount Nelson. ex-lib 7 vols.
Publisher: Henry Colburn, 1845,:
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