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Creator:
Miles, Edmund.
Title:
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.
Alternate Title(s):
Epitome of the naval service
Epitome of the Royal Naval Service of England
Published/Created:
London : Ackermann and Company, 96, Strand, 1841.
Physical Description:
xii, 184, 14 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
VA454 .M55 1841
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
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.
Abbey, J.R. Life, 339
Tooley, R.V. Coloured plates (1979 ed.) 329
NSTC, 2M27279
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.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1841.
Wood engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1841.
Contributors:
Miles, Lawford.
Knell, William Adolphus, ca. 1805-1875, ill.
Fielding, Newton Limbird Smith, 1799-1856, engraver.
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