Category: Military History

BRITAIN'S SEA-SOLDIERS A History of the Royal Marines and their Predecessors and of their Services in Action, Ashore and Afloat, and upon Sundry other Occasions of Moment. Stock code: 13820


First edition. Two volumes. Publisher's original blue buckram with titles in gilt to the upper boards and spine. Quarto. Volume I: 324pp, 11 colour illustrations, 55 half-tone illustrations and 71 illustrations within the text; Volume II: 357pp, 12 colour illustrations, 63 half-tone illustrations and 102 illustrations within the text. A very good set, the bindings square and firm, the cloth with light rubbing at the extremities, a couple of small marks and some uniform fading of the spines. The contents are entirely complete and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. The pages are spotted throughout and all illustrations are present as called for and in fine condition.