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The Life of Nelson: The Embodiment of the Sea Power of Great Britain, in Two Volumes [Vols. One and Two]

By: Mahan, Capt. A.T.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Company : 1897

Edition: first American edition

Seller ID: 3187

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes (complete) in blue cloth with gilt spine titles and gilt portraits of Nelson on the upper boards of both volumes, 16 by 23 cm, top edges gilt, frontis portraits, xxiii [ii] 44 pp., xvi [ii] 427 pp. plus two pages pf publisher ads, a total of 19 illustrations and 20 maps and battle plans. Very good with minor edge and corner wear and bumping and wear with some very tiny tears at the head and tails of the spines. Vol. I has a snippet from an old bookseller’s catalog pasted on the front pastedown and a tiny 1940 gift inscription verso the ffep. All in all, a very attractive set w... View more info