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The Pay of the Officers & Men in Ye Royal Navy WITH A List of His Majesties Royal Navy

£ 1,250

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1388
£1,250
Two engraved broadsides - 'A List of His Majesties Royal Navy, Shewing When They Were Built & Rebuilt, their Several Dimensions and Tonnage, with their highest & lowest Compliment of Men ye Number, Nature, Length & Weight of Guns on ye several Decks of Each Rate' and 'The Pay of the Officers & Men in ye Royal Navy, together with the Number in each Rate, and their Daily Allowance of Provisions, and ye Number of Ships', single sided engraved broadsides. Both cropped to margins, with loss to imprint of second mentioned, creased from old folds, browned, with several small chips and tears. First mentioned with significant closed tear from left hand side, but missing engraved text, with old heavy reinforcing to reverse. The 'Pay' sheet gives detailed summaries including the rates paid to the ships' barber, gunners taylor and chaplain. The 'List' sheet covers all rates of ships from First to the smallest yachts as well as hospital and dockyard ships. Both are uncommon, the 'Pay' sheet, ESTC N490067, shows at the NYPL only and the 'List' sheet, ESTC T136812, at the BL and Society of the Cincinnati
Book Type

Broadside

Condition

Good

Publish Place

London

Publish Year

1741

Size

Folio

Binding

Unbound

Edition

First Edition