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Charles Elliot R.N. 1801-1875 : a Servant of Britain Overseas.
Author: Blake, Clagette
Reference #: 2275
Status: For Sale
List Price: $25.00
London: Cleaver-Hume Press, 1960. First Edition. 4to. Cloth. Fine / Very Good. This book is not simply a Nautical History of an Admiral of the Royal Navy during the Victorian era, but a political history as well: Elliot was involved in such diverse historical events as the Opium War in the Orient to the battle for Texan Independence, the latter in his role as charge d'affaires to the Republic.
[xv] + 130 pp., including index; 10 illustrations & frontis port.; notes and bibliography follow each chapter. The dj is age-toned at all edges, and is now in a mylar sleeve; The blue boards, with gilt titles against light blue panel on spine remain bright, as the original glassine cover remains in place under the dw. Clean and bright internally
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