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Tiny book made from wood from the ship published in 1841 (first edition, 120 pp).

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Tiny book made from wood from the ship published in 1841 (first edition, 120 pp).
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Tiny book made from wood from the ship published in 1841 (first edition, 120 pp). 39 grams, 3-1/2" x 2" x 1/2". Multi-level antique as printed in 1841 (with several small engravings of the ship and salvage efforts) but with covers made from wood recovered from the ship in 1840, cloth spine with RELIC OF THE ROYAL GEORGE in gold, probably much rarer than later editions, all sold as souvenirs to finance the salvage operation. Recovered from:HMS Royal George, sunk in 1782 off Spithead, England