Hutchinson of London, London, 1979, ISBN:0091346606:
Seller ID: 81385
MORRIS, Roland. HMS Colossus : The Story of the Salvage of the Hamilton Treasures. Foreword by Brian F. Cooke. London : Hutchinson of London, (1979). First Edition. Pp -238,(2),+ 8 pp plates. Map. Index. 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine. “...the story of the HMS Colossus, one of Nelson's veteran warships, which was wrecked off the Scilly Islands in 1798. Lostwith her was her unique cargo, the cream of Sir William Hamilton's 'Second Collection' of antique Greek vases...” - from the dj. Gift inscription, el se very good in unclipped duatjacket. 30.00 View More...