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A voyage up the Mediterranean in His Majesty's Ship the Swiftsure...

with a description of the Battle of the Nile on the first of August 1798, and a detail of events that occurred subsequent to the battle in various parts of the Mediterranean.

Stock Code 108690

London, T. Bensley, 1802

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Willyams served as chaplain of the Swiftsure, a ship of the squadron which Nelson commanded. Willyams was present at the Battle of the Nile and his is 'the first, the most particular, and the most authentic account of the battle' (ODNB).

First edition; 4to, engraved dedication, double-page vignette chart of the Mediterranean, 41 aquatint plates after drawings by Willyams, crease to title, contemporary green straight-grain morocco gilt, marbled panels to sides, marbled edges, joints rubbed, spine faded, a very good copy, plates clean and fresh.

Abbey (Travel), 196 (large paper copy); Blackmer 1813; Hilmy II, 335.
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A voyage up the Mediterranean in His Majesty's Ship the Swiftsure...

WILLYAMS, Rev. Cooper.

Stock code: 108690

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