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1. THE NAVAL SKETCH-BOOK ; or, Service Afloat and Ashore, with Characteristic Reminiscences, Fragments, and Opinions. By an OFFICER. Second Edition, with considerable Additions. In 2 vols. post 8vo. 18s
Contents:-Middy's First Day Afloat-Naval DisciplineCorporal Punishment-Sketches of Naval Society --Club House Mania_Naval Anomalies-Coast Blockade_Jack a Statesman-Inventions of Captains Pakenham, Phillips, Truscott, Hays, Burton, and others-Naral Judges-Benbow on the Bench-Royal Marines; their services—Galley Stories_First of June-Cornwallis's Retreat-Saints at Sea -Voice from the Deep-Vagaries at Newfoundland-PressNaval Contributors—Levee-day at the Admiralty-Port Ad. miral's Dinner-Jack's Eccentricities—Glory, or Glauber Salts -Epicures at Sea-Jack a leg-Naval Authors-Admiral Ekins—Captains Parry, Franklin, Lyon, Smith, Cochrane, Hall, Heywood, Heathcott, Brenton, and Goldsmith The Man-of-War's Man-Naval Tactics and Battles --Tax on Commissions-Theatricals ---Thalia and Melpomene---Mer. maids--Naval Historian Purged-James's Powders-Northwest Passage-Naval Events since the Accession of George the Third, &c. &c.
2. TALES of a VOYAGER. 3 vols. post 8vo. 28s. 6d.
" The author's forte is essentially humorous, and his humour is of the spirit and quality of Washington Irving's, combined with infinitely more tancy and vivacity."-New Times.
3. THE MILITARY SKETCH-BOOK ; Reminiscences of Seventeen Years in the Service, Abroad and at Home. By an OFFICER of the LINE. In 2 vols. post Svo. Uniform with the Naval Sketch-Book, 2ls,
Among other Sketches in this Work will be found :-- First Week in the Service-Nights in the Guard. House-Journal of a Campaign at the Horse Guards --Mess-Table ChatDuelling in the Service-Absent without Leave-Recollections of the last Campaign in the Peninsula–The Hussar and the Commissary–The Half-pay Captain-Old CharleyRations, or else_Infernal Duty-The fate of Young GoreRecollections of the Walcheren Expedition - Geraghty's Kick-The Battle of the Grinders- Eccentricities of the late Morris QuillHoly Orders-The Coup de Grace A Volun. teer of Forty, &c. &c.
TALES OF THE SEA.
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