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    An Eight Volume Set of Naval History - Each Volume with a Fore-Edge Painting

    [Fore-Edge Paintings]. Dr. John Campbell. The Naval History of Great Britain... London: Printed for Baldwin and Co., [et al], 1818. Complete in eight octavo volumes. Each volume with portrait frontispiece, except for volume VIII, which has a facsimile for a frontispiece. Each volume with a fore-edge painting by Vera Elinor Dutter (from ink notation stating so along with the title of the painting in an ink note in each volume). Bound in contemporary full red straight-grain morocco, boards ruled in gilt and blind, spines ruled, tooled, and lettered in gilt in compartments, four raised bands, gilt board edges, marbled endleaves. Spines sunned, bindings worn and a bit soiled, three boards loose, two detached entirely, some foxing in text. Bookplates. A fair set.

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    April, 2014
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