Rebel Admiral: The Life And Exploits Of Admiral Lord Cochrane Tenth Earl Of Dundonald - Francis KnightMacDonald, 1968, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with rubbing at the spine ends and corners. Price Clipped. Top corner of the title page clipped. Red Cross library lable to the first blank, no further marks within or without.
From the cover: “The Napoleonic wars produced a group of the most brilliant young naval officers in England’s history. Even in such company, Tom Cochrane proved himself outstanding, second, perhaps, only to Nelson in daring, vision and success. Yet because he would not tolerate the almost universal corruption of his day — the enormous sums paid to officials who did nothing and the pittances paid to men who had lost arms or legs in battle — he won the tireless hatred of those in charge of the Admiralty and of the country’s affairs.
Illustrator: John Lawrence
Size: 8" x 5¼"
Number of Pages: 172