19 October 2005
HORATIO, VISCOUNT NELSON (1758-1805)
Nelson's Letters from the Leeward Islands. Waltham Saint Lawrence: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1953. Tall 8° (315 x 188mm). Wood engravings by Geoffrey Wales. Original red, white and blue morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, covers blocked in gilt, spine gilt, top edge gilt, slipcase (joints very lightly rubbed). NUMBER 46 OF 60 COPIES SPECIALLY BOUND from an edition of 300 copies only.
Provenance: Edwin Wolf (Christie's, June 20, 1990, lot 169).
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