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Nelson

By: Forester, C. S.

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK., Chatham Publishing: 2001

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02844

ISBN: 1861761783

Condition: Very Good


Without avoiding Nelson's flaws, Forester delineates a character he obviously liked, one whose personal side is always observable Forester brilliantly brings the man alive and as a student of human nature, is able to understand the contradictions and peculiarities of his character. There is light spotting to the top of the text block. PLEASE NOTE: International Economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive. View more info

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Collision Course

By: Lygo, Raymond

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, The Book Guild Ltd.: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02969

ISBN: 1857765141

Condition: Very Good


On retirement from the Navy, industry beckoned in the shape of British Aerospace which, as chief executive and managing director, he nursed it through the traumatic experience of being the first nationalized company to be privatized. This is a fascinating biography of a boy who left school at 14 and ended up an admiral and chief executive of one of Britain's biggest companies. There is light bumping to the corners but is otherwise a tight clean copy. PLEASE NOTE; Interna... View more info

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The Real Hornblower: Life of Admiral Sir James Gordon, GCB

By: Perrett, Bryan

Price: £11.30

Publisher: UK., Arms & Armour Ltd: 1998

Edition: Reprints

Sellers ID: 02790

ISBN: 1854094068

Condition: Very Good


Ever since C.S.Forester's fictional hero Hornblower began to delight readers , there has been speculation as to which naval officer he was based on. The author believes that Forester based Hornblower on Captain James Alexander Gordon RN, and with further investigation he found more correlation between the two figures. The DJ shows light ware to the edges and corners. PLEASENOTE: International economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea could take upto 90 days to ar... View more info

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Horatio Nelson

By: Pocock, Tom

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, The Bodley Head Ltd: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02202

ISBN: 0370311248

Condition: Very Good


The most revealing study yet written, this biography juxtaposes details of Nelson's daily, friendships and opinions with the great events which make him one of the best loved most memorable figures in British history. The black boards have some marks and the D/W has a crease down the spine. View more info

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Horatio Nelson

By: Pocock, Tom

Price: £10.84

Publisher: Uk, Brockhampton Press 1999, c1987: 1999

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02879

ISBN: 1860199089

Condition: Very Good


Tom Pocock's biography of Horatio nelson is written with obvious authority. It takes us through his life from birth to death, not only with a wealth of new detail but also with richness of quotation from contemporary letters and papers which dramatically points up the detail. This book should have as much appeal to the general reader as to those with a knowledge of the naval history of the times. The text block has light marking to its edges, and there is light shelf wea... View more info

The Young Nelson in the Americas

By: Pocock, Tom.

Price: £9.03

Publisher: UK, Wm Collins & Sons & Co: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02220

ISBN: 0002165627

Condition: Very Good


Nelson's immortal victories were won in the seas around Europe but a s Tom ion that shows in this brilliant and original book it was the American and West Indies station that formed him as a sea officer and fighting commander we know so well today. The spine is slightly cocked. View more info

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Great Admirals: Command at Sea, 1587-1945 (Naval Institute Press)

By: Sweetman, Jack

Price: £13.55

Publisher: U.S.A., Naval Institute Press: 1997

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02604

ISBN: 087021229X

Condition: Very Good


`This collection of nineteen biographical essays has been written by a distinguished international team of naval historians in a style readily accessible to the general reader. It examines admirals of many navies - from the gun armed sailing ship onward, through nearly four centuries - who gave naval combat a recognisably modern form. The DJ shows light shelf ware and creasing to the top of the front panel. View more info

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One Hundred Days: The Memoirs of the Falklands Battle Group Commander

By: Woodward, Admiral,Sir Sandy. with patrick Robinson.

Price: £11.30

Publisher: UK., Book Club Association.: 1992

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 02617

Condition: Very Good


On 2nd April 1982 Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands. The British response was swift, some said foolhardy. The mission of the Battle Group under the command of Rear Admiral Sandy Woodward presented a challenge that seemed all but insurmountable, and it was to require men of the highest calibre, professionalism and fortitude to carry it off. It also required exceptional leadership. TheDJ shows signs of use with creasing to the edges , top and bottom and light scratch... View more info

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Fighting Admirals of World War II

By: Wragg, David

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK., Pen & Sword. maritime.: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02802

ISBN: 1844158608

Condition: Very Good


Fighting Admirals of World War 2 examines in detail the key naval commanders of both sides.For the Allies the author has picked five British admirals and five US. Representing the Axis are six naval commanders, three German and three Japanese. In addition he has chosen two French admirals on account of the problems faced by Vichy France. In selecting the list, the author has made their decisive role in the war the only criterion. This is a good tight clean copy. PLEASE N... View more info