Memoirs and Letters of Capt. Sir William Hoste
Memoirs and Letters of Capt. Sir William Hoste

Memoirs and Letters of Capt. Sir William Hoste

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London, Richard Bentley, 1833.

2 volumes. ppviii 351, iii 332.

a little foxing and marking, but generally in very clean condition in a good quality modern amateur binding of full navy calf leather.

unfortunately without the frontispiece portrait and half-titles bound in. Northampton Mechanics Institute stamp to title-pages and one other page.


compiled mostly from family letters written by Hoste, from his appointment as Captain's Servant on board HMS Agamemnon in 1793 through to March 1814, together with other letters and extracts from Hoste's journal