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A narrative of the recovery of H.M.S. Gorgon (Charles Hotham, Esq., Captain.) stranded in the bay of Monte Video, May 10th, 1844

£160.00

Author/Editor: Sir Astley Cooper Key
Year: 1847
Publisher: Smith, Elder and Co. London
ISBN:
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardback
Size: 8vo
Overall condition: Good
Book weight (kg): 0.438

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SKU: 6873 Categories: ,

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Blue/green embossed cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, folding lithograph frontispiece, 16 plates (5 folding), large folding chart of Bay of Montevideo at end, 113 pages (including one-page Appendix), 32pp of publisher’s catalogue at end. A detailed account, with diagrams, of the methods used to free the stranded vessel. Condition: Boards rubbed, bumped and worn, ink stains to boards, foxing to plates, in some cases substantial.