Stated sixth edition. Blue cloth. xxi, 380; xix, 428 pp (plus ads in the rear of volume 2). With several maps and illustrations throughout. All present as called for. A detailed account of the influence of naval strategy and warfare on the French Empire from 1793 to 1812, analyzing the political conditions in Europe and the strength of the various sea powers during that time (including Spain and England). Mahan examines specific battles on the sea, as well as the influence of land war on decisions made regarding the French and British navies. Mahan wrote a series of books on sea power (a phrase he coined) which studied the rise of British sea power (see Albion Naval and Maritime History p 211). Both volumes in FAIR/GOOD condition. Volume 1 with heavy fading and discoloration to the cloth on the rear cover, with tape repair along the length of the rear hinge. Otherwise minor to moderate uneven fading to the covers, with some soiling and scuffing. Cloth scuffed and frayed at the corners and head and tails of the spines. Interior hinges cracked in both volumes. Leaf xiii/xiv of volume one DETACHED and laid in. Front endpaper of volume 2 DETACHED and laid in, with the title page torn and repaired with tape. Minor stray pencil markings throughout the books. Ownership signatures present at the front of each. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Influence of Sea Power Upon the French ...
Publisher: Little, Brown and Co
Publication Date: 1895
Book Condition: Fair
Book Description Sampson Lowe, Marston & Co., London, 1893. Cloth, Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Volume One. xx, 380pp. Volume Two, xvii, 428pp including index. Illustrated with black and white pltes and folding map. Remarkably clean throughout. Ex libris plates to front end papers. Size: 230x160mm. Bookseller Inventory # 19710sB11
Book Description Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd., London, 1893. Hard Cover. Bicentenary Edition. In matching navy blue cloth hard cover covers wuth titles , volume number and author's name on spine in bright gilt. Volume 1 is xx + 380 pp.complete with 10 maps and battle plans. Volume 2 is xviii + 428 pp with 3 battle plans and maps including of Trafalgar. A very attarctive looking original set in navy blue. No inscriptions. Bookseller Inventory # 003103