Horatio Nelson: A Short Biography - Russell GrenfellFaber & Faber, 1968, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Good - in Poor DJ. Unlaminated DJ a little edgeworn and faded with loss at the head of the spine. Leans heavily. Bookplate to ffep partially removed. Text bright and tight.
First in this edition, a re-issue and revised with 6 half-tone illustrations and 4 pages of battle diagrams. Originally entitled Nelson the Sailor, the book was first published in 1949, revised by the author with a Postscript to the Second Edition in 1952, and reprinted. Diagrams: The Battle of St. Vincent; The Battle of the Nile; The Battle of Copenhagen; the Battle of Trafalgar; Plates: Bust of Nelson (by Flaxman); ‘Nelson’s Patent Bridge’; The Opening Phase of the Battle of the Nile; The Battle of Copenhagen; Trafalgar. The Victory Sailing into Action;
Size: 8" x 5¼"
Number of Pages: 247
Introduction: Captain S. W. Roskill, R. N.