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GIBRALTAR.. A Journal of the Proceedings of Her Majesty's Fleet Under the Command of Sir George Rooke, from June the Seventh, to July the Thirteenth, New Style. In a Letter to a Friend, dated from on Board the Royal Katharine, Crusing off the Streights Mouth, July 2d,---13th, 1704. Containing several Remarks in Relation to our Affairs in those Parts, worthy publick Notice.1704

London: Printed for J. Nutt, First edition, folio (315 x 205 mm), 8pp., recent half calf, marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt direct. An account of activity on of the British fleet while in the Straights Mouth prior the capture of Gibraltar by Anglo-Dutch forces of the Grand Alliance during the War of the Spanish Succession. Signed at end (printed): M.D.C. ESTC locating a single copy at Boston Public Library; a 4 page variant is also list (British Library copy only).

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