SPLENDID FULL CALF
DIXON, William Hepworth ~ Robert Blake. Admiral and General at Sea.
London: Bickers, 1885
Full calf, 8.5 inches tall. A very handsome binding with gilt raised bands, label, finely gilt tooling around a striking anchor centre tool. With a Rugby school gilt prize block on the upper board and prize bookplate. 10 plates. A stirring account of the adventures of Admiral Blake, one of the greatest English military commanders of the 17th century, in a very smart binding.