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Trafalgar: The Untold Story of the Greatest Sea Battle in History

By: Best, Nicholas

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03604

ISBN: 0297846221

Condition: Fine


Nicholas Best recreates the terrible tension and uncertainty of the naval campaign that led to one of the most famous sea fights in history. The author's original research draws on a wide range of eyewitnesses to craft a truly gripping minute-by-minute account of the most famous sea battle of all time. We have covered this book in a removable protective cover which will come with the book. A good , clean and tight copy. View more info

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Nelson's Favourite : HMS Agamemnon at War 1781 - 1809

By: Deane, Anthony

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, Chatham Publishing: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02139

ISBN: 1861760019

Condition: Very Good


This compelling narrative recounts the 28-year career of HMS Agamemnon, a 64-gun ship of the line which became one of the most famous vessels of the Royal Navy, commanded between 1793 and 1796 by Nelson, who always referred to her as his favorite ship. This fascinating account of her career highlightss all the significant events of the period and portrays the authentic world of the Nelsonic era. There is a little rippling to the top of the D/W. View more info

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Nelson. A Personal History

By: Hibbert, Christopher.

Price: £9.03

Publisher: UK., Viking / Penguin Ltd.: 1994

Edition: 4th Edition

Sellers ID: 02612

ISBN: 0670843423

Condition: Very Good


This book is based to a large extent on the letters and other writings of Nelson and Lady Hamilton and on the letters, diaries and reminiscences of Nelson's family. friends and contemporaries. The covers show light ware to the edges and corners which are a little creased. The text block shows light discolouration and a little spotting to the page edges. View more info

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Nelson: Britannia's God of War

By: Lambert, Andrew

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK., Faber & Faber: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02625

ISBN: 0571212220

Condition: Very Good


What made Nelson so special? His peers included many able and pugnacious commanders, the Royal Navy was already the most successful professional fighting force of the age - so what individual quality led Byron to celebrate Nelson's genius as Britannia's God of War. This book explores one man's genius, to understand how one of the greatest warriors that Britain ever produced transformed the art of conflict, enabling his country to survive the challenge of total war and i... View more info

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Nelson's Battles: The Art of Victory in the Age of Sail

By: Nicholas, Tracy

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK., Gerald Duckworth & Company: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02695

ISBN: 1861760035

Condition: Very Good


Nelson's Battles covers in detail all the great sea battles, the ships and their armament, strategy, battle tactics, signals and instructions and, not least, the protagonist himself. The DJ shows light shelf wear. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping (2nd class) to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive. View more info