SWINBURNE, H. Lawrence. The Royal Navy. Painted by Norman Wilkinson ... With some notes on the costume of the sailors of the past by Commander Charles N. Robinson R.N. Illust….

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SWINBURNE, H. Lawrence The Royal Navy. Painted by Norman Wilkinson ... With some notes on the costume of the sailors of the past by Commander Charles N. Robinson R.N. Illustrated by J. Jellicoe. Adam and Charles Black. 1907.

8vo. Publisher's original blue cloth, image of ships, waves and trident blocked in colours to upper cover, partly reprised to spine, lettered and ornamented in gilt, top edge gilt; pp. xx, 378, [4, advertisements]; 51 colour plates of ships by Norman Wilkinson and 10 coloured costume plates by J. Jellicoe; apart from light spotting to fore edge, a fine copy.
First and only edition. A copy in the superior binding variant, not known to the bibliographer Inman, who describes the usually encountered binding with less gold.
Inman 59.

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