The Life of Nelson: The Embodiment of the Sea Power of Great Britain
by Captain A. T. Mahan, with a new introduction by Pieter van der Merwe of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, England.
The most detailed and noteworthy research biography of Lord Nelson's maritime career, his life at sea, battle strategy, ship innovations, and tours of duty. It remains today, one of the most frequently referenced works on the subject of Britain's late 18th- and early 19th-century naval power.
This is the first high-quality facsimile edition ever produced, including reproductions of original pull-out maps (one in two-color). It is also the only single-volume reproduction available.
Includes: Twelve plates, 24 line drawings, detailed Table of Contents, original index, and modern introduction.