Wed, 31st Oct 2012 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Cochrane)

 
  Lot 45
 

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THE BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR/NELSON'S FUNERAL...

THE BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR/NELSON'S FUNERAL
Victory at Trafalgar….The Last General Order of Lord Nelson, dated the 21st Oct. 1805, previous to the engagement between the continental fleets of France and Spain, consisting of 33 sail of the line, and the British Fleet of 27 sail of the line on board the Victory at Sea… Nelson's and Bronte's orders for tactics and action are printed (page 2, Column 1, 31 cms. of column space); also Extract from the Log Book of His Majesty's Ship Victory… a faithful reprint from the retrospective of the battle (page 2, columns 1-2, 18cm. of column space); also Lord Nelson's Coffin…The following are the principal ornaments and devices on the external coffin, which has been prepared for the remains of the departed hero… (page 3, column 3, 14 cm. of column space); also Lord Nelson's Funeral…. Long account describing the details of the vast funeral to take place with details of attendees, procession and service. (page 3, column 3, 26 cms of column space), all in a contemporary and complete issue of THE ENGLISH CHRONICLE AND WHITEHALL EVENING POST, dated December 31st, 1805; together with Further Particulars Of The Late Naval Victory Off Cape Trafalgar… A lengthy and descriptive account of the great Naval action written from information obtained from both British and Spanish sources (front page, column 4-5, continues on page 2, columns 1-2, 214 cm. in total), in a contemporary and complete issue of THE COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, dated January 20th, 1806.
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THE BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR/NELSON'S FUNERAL
Victory at Trafalgar….The Last General Order of Lord Nelson, dated the 21st Oct. 1805, previous to the engagement between the continental fleets of France and Spain, consisting of 33 sail of the line, and the British Fleet of 27 sail of the line on board the Victory at Sea… Nelson's and Bronte's orders for tactics and action are printed (page 2, Column 1, 31 cms. of column space); also Extract from the Log Book of His Majesty's Ship Victory… a faithful reprint from the retrospective of the battle (page 2, columns 1-2, 18cm. of column space); also Lord Nelson's Coffin…The following are the principal ornaments and devices on the external coffin, which has been prepared for the remains of the departed hero… (page 3, column 3, 14 cm. of column space); also Lord Nelson's Funeral…. Long account describing the details of the vast funeral to take place with details of attendees, procession and service. (page 3, column 3, 26 cms of column space), all in a contemporary and complete issue of THE ENGLISH CHRONICLE AND WHITEHALL EVENING POST, dated December 31st, 1805; together with Further Particulars Of The Late Naval Victory Off Cape Trafalgar… A lengthy and descriptive account of the great Naval action written from information obtained from both British and Spanish sources (front page, column 4-5, continues on page 2, columns 1-2, 214 cm. in total), in a contemporary and complete issue of THE COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, dated January 20th, 1806.
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