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Author Campbell, John, 1708-1775.
Title Lives of the admirals, and other eminent British seamen : containing their personal histories, and a detail of all their public services : including a new and accurate naval history from the earliest account of time; and, clearly proving by a continued series of facts, our uninterrupted claim to, and enjoyment of the dominion of our seas : interspersed with many curious passages relating to our discoveries, plantations, and commerce : the whole supported throughout by proper authorities / by John Campbell, Esq.
Publication Info. London : Printed by John Applebee, for J. and H. Pemberton, in Fleet-Street and T. Waller in the Temple, M,DCC,XLII-M.DCC,XLIV [1742-1744]
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M C1885 L7853  v. 1    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M C1885 L7853  v. 2    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M C1885 L7853  v. 3    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M C1885 L7853  v. 4    IN LIBRARY
Description 4 v. ; 21 cm. (8⁰)
Note Head- and tail-pieces; initials.
Imprint of v. 3-4: Printed by John Applebee, for J. and H. Pemberton, and T. Waller, in Fleet-Street; M,DCC,XLIV.
Bookseller's advertisements (J. and H. Pemberton) on 3 unnumbered pages at end of v. 3 and T. Waller's adverstisements on 2 pages at end of v. 4.
A "Continuation" in a fifth volume was issued in 1781.
Later published under title: Lives of the British admirals. Cf. LC.
Pagination, v. 1: [16], 496, [28]; v. 2: [8], 480, [26]; v. 3: [8], 480, [32]; v. 4: [8], 496, [24] p.
Signatures, v. 1: A-2K⁸ 2L⁴ 2M²; v. 2: A⁴ B-2I⁸ 2K⁴ 2L²; v. 3: A-2K⁸; v. 4: A⁴ B-2K⁸ 2L⁴.
Publisher's advertisements in v. 1, 3, 4.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index in each volume.
Indexed In: ESTC T090051
Local Note Library set is listed in library's 1793 catalogue, no. 1480 and 1789 catalogue, p. 47. Borrowed by John Jay on December 11, 1790 and returned on December 24th, 1790. Library's bookplate and Notice covered with new end-papers.
Subject Great Britain. Royal Navy -- Biography -- Early works to 1800.
Admirals -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Early works to 1800.
Great Britain -- History, Naval -- Early works to 1800.
Genre or Form Publishers' advertisements -- England -- 18th century.
Woodcuts -- England -- 18th century.
Added Author Applebee, John, printer.
Pemberton, John, bookseller.
Pemberton, Henry, d. 1748, bookseller.
J. and H. Pemberton, bookseller.
Jay, John, 1745-1829, reader. ZNS
New York Society Library. Catalog. 1793. ZNS
New York Society Library. Catalog. 1789. ZNS
New York Society Library. Charging ledger. 1789-1792. ZNS
City Readers: Digital Historic Collections (New York Society Library)
Added Title New and accurate naval history from the earliest account of time
Lives of the British admirals.
Books printed for J. and H. Pemberton in Fleet-Street.