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    [Horatio Nelson]. James Stanier Clarke and John McArthur. The Life of Admiral Lord Nelson, K. B. From His Lordship's Manuscripts. London: Printed by T. Bensley... for T. Cadell and W. Davies... and W. Miller, 1809. First edition. Two large quarto volumes. vi, 375, [1, blank]; [ii], 511 [1, blank] pages. Contemporary straight-grain morocco with elaborate tooling and nautical motifs in gilt and blind; spine with five raised bands, lettered and stamped in gilt. All edges gilt. Board edges worn, particularly at corners; joints tender. Front hinge of second volume cracked, with backstrip detached from text-block. Two bookplates to front endpapers of each volume, gift inscription at front preliminary. Interior generally clean and bright. Very good. From the private collection of Stephen Lyle Boyd.

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