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Title:Nelson: The Essential Hero
Price:AUD$17.95 (about USD$13.90)
Item ID:P002-3243
Publisher:Wordsworth Military Library, London, 1999
Condition:Good (ex-library)
Wordsworth Military Library, 1999, Softcover, Book Condition: Good (ex-library), New

Size: Octavo 8vo (standard book size). 368 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Front endpapers and title pages marked with Library stamps, but very discreetly, spine unmarked, in all other respects in very good condition throughout. Horatio Nelson is considered by some to be one of the most inspiring and perplexing characters in history. In this biography of Horatio Nelson, Ernle Bradford discusses Nelson's own battles, but also looks at naval warfare of the period in general. The author describes the strategies, the tactics, the ponderous ship-to-ship bombardments, the terrifying injuries, as well as Nelson's policy of annihilation of the opposing fleet, making the point that Nelson regarded the escape of a single enemy ship as a failure. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Military & Warfare. ISBN: 1840222026. ISBN/EAN: 9781840222029. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3243.
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