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Matthews, John, lieutenant in the Royal Navy
Twenty-one plans, with explanations of different actions in the West Indies, during the late war / by an officer of the Royal Navy, who was present.
Chester : Printed by J. Fletcher, for the author, MDCCLXXXIV [1784]
Physical Description:
24 pages, [21] folded leaves of plates : illustrations, plans ; 21 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
E271 .M38 1784
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Dedication signed: John Matthews.
Plans delineated by John Matthews; and engraved by John Hunter.
Battles of Granada, July 6, 1779 (plates [1-5]); St. Christopher, July 22, 1779 (plate [6]); Martinique, April 29, 1781 (plates [7-9]); St. Christopher, January 25-26, 1782 (plates [10-12]); and Dominica, April 9 and 12, 1782 (plates [13-21]).
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 46887
English short title catalogue, T100566
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary tan half calf and marbled boards. Armorial bookplate: Charles Henry Parry.
Subject Terms:
Great Britain. Navy -- History -- 18th century -- Early works to 1800.
Parry, Charles Henry -- Bookplate.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Naval operations -- Early works to 1800.
West Indies -- History -- Early works to 1800.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1784.
Armorial Bookplates (Provenance)
Hunter, John, 1737-1821, engraver.
Fletcher, John, 1756-1835, printer.

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