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The Midshipman or Twelve Years at Sea

This advert is located in and around St Albans, London

Advert Description

Oxfam Bookshop St Albans Hardback, green cloth stamped illustration coloured black and guilt stamped titles. Book is not dated but has a publishers book list for August 1875 printed in the back of the book. Nautical autobiography. "The following pages originated in a series of letters written at a very early age, from the time in which the author first joined the Navy, in 1825, to the time of his leaving it, with a debilitated frame, and a dizzy head, in 1837" - from the Preface. Condition Good - shelf wear to book with corners slightly bumped and worn, spine ends bumped and worn, some foxing to page edges. Internally some minor splitting to end-papers along hinge, foxing to half title, title page and surrounding pages, minor foxing on next 20 pages and the occasional page through book. See Oxfam website for delivery information

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