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Optichrome commissioned to produce Matthew Boulton’s Naval Medals Book

Optichrome was honoured to be commissioned by the author Sim Comfort to produce this very special limited edition publication which provides a comprehensive collection of seven St Vincent, 34 Davison Nile and 33 Boulton Trafalgar medals.

The book also chronicles the course of events of the men and women on board their ships at the Nile and Trafalgar battles. Including accounts by the American Captain Ralph Miller who commanded the Theseus and the French artist and author Vivant Denon, who witnessed the battle. Personal sea stories are based on research at the National Archives and other contemporary material.

The book comprises 432 pages printed on Munken Arctic Matt White 90 gsm paper, and over 350 colour images.  It is thread sewn as a quarto volume (28.5 cm / 11.25 inches x 22 cm / 8.65 inches) complete with dust jacket. The limited edition of 500 copies is available for £125.00 plus postage.