Memoir of the life of Admiral Sir Edward Codrington, with selections from his public and private correspondence. Sir Henry Codrington, Lady Bourchier.

Memoir of the life of Admiral Sir Edward Codrington, with selections from his public and private correspondence.

London: Longmans & Green, 1875. Second edition. Hardcover. A work on the naval career of the British Admiral who fought at Trafalgar, the War of 1812, and in the Greek War of Independence (the Battle of Navarino). With first hand accounts from Codrington's correspondence, and the research of his daughter, Lady Bourchier. With the bookplate of the ship's library, U. S. S. Pinta, this volume was on the ship stationed in Alaska, which was decommissioned in 1897. Ex lib with the bookplate of the Bureau of Navigation Navy Department bookplate inside front cover.

8vo, xvi, 571pp, 5 maps, frontispiece portrait, ads 28pp, Index. With a condolence letter from Sir James Stirling, the first governor of Western Australia. Blue gilt cloth, short split in cloth at hinge, spine ends and corners a bit rubbed. Internally, damp stain and rippling to top edge early pages. OCLC: 17623509. Good + overall. Item #21398

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