[NELSON]. MAHAN, Captain A.T. The Life of Nelson, the Embodiment of the Sea Power of Great Britain. London, Sampson Low, Marston, & Company, 1898.
Two volumes, 8vo. Contemporary tree calf, spines with raised bands, each with two gilt-stamped morocco lettering-pieces, ornamented in gilt, floral gilt-rolled borders to covers, marbled edges and endpapers; pp. xxiii, , 454; xvi, , 427, with 19 plates and 20 maps and plans; apart from light offsetting from endpapers, a very nice copy.
Early edition of this esteemed biography, first published in 1897, and written by the eminent Navy historian and profound analyst of geopolitics.