Jacob Faithful. Captain Frederick Marryat.

Jacob Faithful

London: Saunders & Otley, 1837. R.W. Buss. Illustrated Edition. leather_bound. 304, 304, 308 pages. 19 x 13 cm. Another in the series of maritime fiction enormously popular in its day, amongst the first sea novels, by a distinguished naval hero based on his real life experiences. This hand-colored edition followed the uncolored first edition of 1834. SADLEIR 1578c." Etched frontispiece, and 3 plates [hand-colored] by R.W. Buss in each vol......Otley put out an advertisement that any owner of the uncolored copy who so desired would in due course receive a set of coloured plates in exchange for his plain ones." Fresh, bright triple decker set. Raised bands, spine panels richly gilt, inner dentelles, red and green morocco spine labels, slight nicks backstrip heads. Later 19th century uniform polished tan calf. Aeg. Near fine. 3 vols. Item #19888

Price: $600.00

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