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The adventures of a post captain

Author: Alfred Thornton; Williams
Publisher: London, J. Johnston; [etc.], [1820?]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Aquatints
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Thornton; Williams
OCLC Number: 8624955
Notes: Plates colored by hand; the plates signed by Williams are dated 1817.
Engraved added t.p., illustrated and colored by hand, reads: The post captain; or, Adventures of a true British tar by a naval officer.
Ascribed in American book prices current, and Anderson sale catalogue, November 15, 1918 (no. 158) to Alfred Thornton; in Book prices current, 1916, 1917, etc., to A. Thornton, probably the author of Don Juan, 1821.
Bookplate: J. Barton Townsend.
Full calf; purple endpapers; gilt edges.
Description: [6], 282, [2] pages 24 color plates 23 cm
Other Titles: Post captain
Responsibility: by a naval officer. With characteristic engravings by Mr. Williams.


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