HORATIO NELSON. by [Nelson, Horatio, 1758-1805 ] Pocock, Tom.


Edition: First US printing.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. dj. Hardcover first edition - Biography of one of the best known figures in British history, based in part on previously unpublished diaries and other materials. This covers his life from boyhood adventures in the Arctic, to being a captain in Nicaraguan jungle, his first love affair with a married woman, to his scandalous relationship with Emma Hamilton and his death at Trafalgar at the height of his fame. Maps, 55 illustrations, chronology, bibliography, notes on sources and Nelsonian sites. xx, 367 pp. ISBN: 0-394-570561.

Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

Book ID: 34750
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