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Creator:
Rawson, Geoffrey, editor.
Title:
Nelson's letters from the Leeward Islands and other original documents in the Public Record Office and the British Museum / edited by Geoffrey Rawson ; with notes by Michael Lewis and engravings by Geoffrey Wales.
Published/Created:
London : The Golden Cockerel Press, 1953.
Physical Description:
73, [1] pages : illustrations ; 32 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
D187.1.N4 R39 1953+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
"Christopher Sandford designed, produced and published this book at the Golden Cockerel Press, London. The John Roberts Press handled the composition and press-work. The edition is limited to 300 numbered copies printed on pure rag paper in Perpetua type. Nos. 1-60 are specially bound."--Colophon.
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 13 of 300, on of 60 copies specially bound in black, cream and dark red morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe.
Contents:
Preface. Introduction -- pt. 1. The Shirley-Nelson correspondence -- pt. 2. Recollections of Captain James Wallis -- pt. 3. The court martial on William Clark, able seaman -- pt. 4. Miscellaneous documents.
Subject Terms:
Admirals -- Great Britain -- Correspondence.
Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 18th century -- Sources.
Naval history -- Great Britain.
Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805 -- Correspondence.
Private press books -- England -- London -- Specimens.
Form/Genre:
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
Wood engravings -- 1953.
Contributors:
Golden Cockerel Press, publisher.
John Roberts Press, printer.
Lewis, Michael, 1890-1970, writer of added commentary.
Sandford, Christopher, book designer.
Sangorski & Sutcliffe, binder.
Wales, Geoffrey, 1912-1990, engraver.
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