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Miles, Edmund
An epitome, historical and statistical, descriptive of the Royal Naval Service of England / by E. Miles ; with the assistance of Lieutenant Lawford Miles, R.N. ; embellished with eight highly-finished, coloured, engraved views of shipping, by W. Knell ; besides fourteen coloured illustrations of the flags, pendants, and ensigns, as worn by Her Majesty's ships and vessels in commission.
Additional Title(s):

Epitome of the naval service

Epitome of the Royal Naval Service of England
London : Ackermann and Company, 96, Strand, 1841.
Physical Description:
xii, 184, 14 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
VA454 .M55 1841
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Half-title: Epitome of the Royal Naval Service of England.
Cover title and spine title: Epitome of the naval service.
Aquatints engraved by Newton Fielding; after William Adolphus Knell.
Printed by Charles Wood, Poppin's Court, Fleet Street.
Each plate accompanied by and unpaginated leaf of descriptive letterpress.
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, 329
NSTC, 2M27279
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 339
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in publisher's blind- and gilt-stamped quarter roan binding with gray cloth boards. Publisher's advertisements: [2], 14 p. at end. Inscribed: Mrs. Phillipa.
Subject Terms:
Ackermann and Co. -- Publisher.
Great Britain -- History, Naval.
Great Britain. Royal Navy -- History.
Phillipa, Mrs -- Autograph.
Wood, Charles -- Printer.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1841.
Wood engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1841.
Miles, Lawford.
Knell, William Adolphus, ca. 1805-1875, ill.
Fielding, Newton Limbird Smith, 1799-1856, engraver.

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