HORATIO NELSON and the Naval Supremacy of England by W. Clark Russell with the collaboration of William H. Jaques

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HORATIO NELSON

and the Naval Supremacy of England

by W. Clark Russell with the collaboration of William H. Jaques

 

First published in 1890 by G. P. Putnam's Sons, London & New York.
This 1905 edition published to coincide with Trafalgar Centenary
published by The Knickerbocker Press, New York

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HORATIO NELSON and the Naval Supremacy of England by W. Clark Russell with the collaboration of William H. Jaques, one of The Heroes of the Nations series edited by Evelyn Abbott. First published in 1890 this is the 1905 edition republished for the Trafalgar Centenary and the illustrated appendix includes descriptions of the class and types of ships, rating, tonnage, armament, and provides a source for the shift in the accepted location of Nelson's embarkation to join H.M.S. Victory.
First published in 1890 by G. P. Putnam's Sons, London & New York in 1905 to coincide with Trafalgar Centenary: A maroon cloth bound book with gilt titles and decoration to spine and front board. Some light shelf wear to extremities. 
Place cursor over image of front board (right) to see the title page.
The page after the front free end paper appears to have been neatly removed so there are no inscriptions, no foxing, a couple of isolated unobtrusive handling marks, pages are very clean and page bock is tight. Remove cursor from title page to revert to front board.
 
CONDITION
A maroon cloth bound book with gilt titles and decoration to spine and front board. Some light shelf wear to extremities. The page after the front free end paper appears to have been neatly removed so there are no inscriptions, no foxing, a couple of isolated unobtrusive handling marks, pages are very clean and page bock is tight. Illustrated throughout with vignettes as chapter headings and some ends, black and white plates, a fold-out facsimile of Nelson and Lady Hamilton’s correspondence  and a coloured frontispiece showing Nelson’s famous signal still with its tissue guard, albeit just a little browned.
Condition VERY GOOD PLUS
 
140 mm. x 195 mm. x 30mm. Pages 359
 
Weight < 0.75 kilo.

 

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