[The Leviathan & L'Amerique.]
[Published by Burney and Gold Nov.r 1. 1799.]
Aquatint., proof before title and publication line. Sheet 140 x 225mm, 5 x 9". Binding stitch marks just under title.
A scene from the 'Glorious First of June' sea-battle between the British and French off Ushant. L'Amerique was dismasted and captured, joining the Royal Navy as HMS Impétueux. The Leviathan also fought at Trafalgar. Published in the Naval Chronicle.
[Ref: 15901] £60.00