1835 1ed Edward Pellew Admiral Exmouth Siege of Algiers Pirates British Navy MAP

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Edward Pellew, or Admiral Exmouth, was an early 19th-century British Naval officer who led several important campaigns against the Barbary states in North Africa. One of the most prominent of these battles was the Bombardment of Algiers. Author Edward Osler published an important account of the life and career of Admiral Exmouth which included notes on naval mutiny, sea battles, commands in India, and of course the famous African sieges.

 

This 1835 first edition is best known for its folding map of the Siege of Algiers.

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1835 1ed Edward Pellew Admiral Exmouth Siege of Algiers Pirates British Navy MAP

 

Edward Pellew, or Admiral Exmouth, was an early 19th-century British Naval officer who led several important campaigns against the Barbary states in North Africa. One of the most prominent of these battles was the Bombardment of Algiers. Author Edward Osler published an important account of the life and career of Admiral Exmouth which included notes on naval mutiny, sea battles, commands in India, and of course the famous African sieges.

 

This 1835 first edition is best known for its folding map of the Siege of Algiers.

 

Item number: #11264

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OSLER, Edward

 

The Life of Admiral Viscount Exmouth

 

London: Smith, Elder, and Co,. Cornhill, 1835. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • xvi, 448
  • Provenance: Armorial Bookplate – Isaac George Manley
    • Admiral Isaac George Manley sailed with Captain Cook in Endeavour as servant to Robert Molineaux, the Master. Still a boy, he was promoted to midship­man during the voyage home.
    • He obtained post rank, Nov. 22, 1790. In 1796, he commanded the Apollo, a new frigate of 38 guns, stationed on the Irish coast, where, in company with the Doris, he captured la Legere, French corvette, of 22 guns. He was advanced to the rank of Rear-Admiral, Oct. 25, 1809. In the following year, the University of Oxford conferred upon him the degree of D.C.L.; and on June 4th, 1814, he was made a Vice-Admiral. In January, 1837 he was made Admiral of the Red.
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~8.75in X 5.75in (22cm x 14.5cm)

 

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Categories

Military & War

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

OSLER, Edward

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete