Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord De Saumarez
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Ross, Sir John London, Richard Bentley, 1838 from original papers in possession of the family
by Sir John Ross.
London, Richard Bentley, 1838
1st edition. 2 volumes. ppix 440, xi 438. engraved frontispiece portraits, four aquatint plates and three maps.
usual foxing to plates, otherwise in very good clean condition, in a modern cloth binding with paper spine labels.
a scarce memoir, never reprinted (apart from modern print on demand efforts).
During a long naval career Saumarez served with distinction during the American War of Independence and all through the Napoleonic Wars, ending his service in command of the Baltic Squadron from 1808 to 1813.