Lot 52: Steel (David). Steel's Naval Chronologist of the Late War, From its Commencement in February, 1793, to its Conclusion in 1801, Including, Also, a Copious Description of Lord Nelson's Victory off Cape Trafalgar, in 1805, 4th ed., Corrected and Greatly Enlarged, 1806, wood-engraved frontispiece of a medal (designed by Thomas Bewick), five engraved plans (including Trafalgar), some light soiling and one or two repaired leaves and repairs at gutter, bookplate, contemporary cloth-backed boards, a little faded with stains, square 12mo. First published in 1801, this Trafalgar issue also includes A Chart from Ushant to Brest, 1800, Plans of the Battle of 1794, Plan of the Battle of the Nile, 1798 and Plans of the Battle of St. Vincent, 1797. (1)
Dominic Winter's Travel & Natural History, Early Printed Books, Maps, Globes & Decorative Prints, Science & Mathematics, Bookbinding Equipment Auction July 2015
Wednesday, 15th July 2015
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