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The Life of Nelson the Embodiment of the Sea Power of Great Britain in Two Volumes

Captain A. T. Mahan, D.C.L., LL.D

Published by Little, Brown, and Company Boston
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Set of 2 -- blue cloth with gilt bust of Nelson on fronts and gilt lettering to spines. All illustrations and maps VG or better. Former Library book. Cleaned. Huge Hardcover no DJ. First edition copy. - Library stickers, markings, spine labels, and ink stamps have been removed, but are still faintly discernable. One owner before Eugene Delano's estate donated this set to a library. Former owner's name in pencil on first blank page of each volume: "Eugene Delano; New York; May 1897" and both title page and copyright page show 1897. FIRST EDITION; FIRST PRINTING. Eugene Delano (1843 - 1920), an 1866 graduate of Williams College, was a partner in the firm Brown Brothers & Company, a New York banking/trading group. He married Sarah Magoun Adams, the daughter of William Adams, a noted clergyman and academic and a founder as well as a president of Union Theological Seminary, and Martha Bradshaw Magoun, the daughter of Thatcher Magoun (associated with the Thatcher Magoun clipper and 60 State Street) and Mary Bradshaw. Eugene's son, William Adams Delano (January 21, 1874 - January 12, 1960), a famous American architect was born in New York City and was a cousin of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Lower tips worn through; head/heel of spines are crushed/ with tiny closed tears. Stored in sealed plastic protection. In the event of a problem we guarantee full refund. 1897. Former Library book. Huge Hardcover no DJ. Bookseller Inventory # J-04622

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Title: The Life of Nelson the Embodiment of the Sea...

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company Boston

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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