19 October 2005
The Life of Lord Viscount Nelson ... illustrated by engravings of it's most striking and memorable incidents. London: T. Bensley, 1808. 4°( 335 x 270mm). 14 engraved plates by W.H. Worthington after W. Bromley and R. Bowyer, 2 of these folding, folding facsimile letter. (Plates spotted, one fold with tear, marginal wormhole to first few leaves). Half morocco, anchor blocked in blind in spine compartments (lightly rubbed). FIRST EDITION.
With Churchill's Life of Lord Viscount Nelson ... Second Edition (London, Harrison & Rutter, 1810, in scored full calf with a handsomely gilt spine), and Churchill's Life of Lord Viscount Nelson ... Third edition (London, L. Harrison and J.C. Leigh, 1811).
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