Title: The Influence of Sea Power upon the French Revolution and Empire, 1793-1812.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150 million items in all known languages and formats: books, journals, newspapers ...
Title: The Influence of Sea Power upon the French Revolution and Empire, 1793-1812.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150 million items in all known languages and formats: books, journals, newspapers, sound recordings, patents, maps, stamps, prints and much more. Its collections include around 14 million books, along with substantial additional collections of manuscripts and historical items dating back as far as 300 BC.The MILITARY HISTORY & WARFARE collection includes books from the British Library digitised by Microsoft. This series offers titles on warfare from ancient to modern times. It includes detailed accounts of campaigns, battles, weapons, as well as the soldiers and commanders who devised, initiated, and supported war efforts throughout history. Specific analyses discuss the impact of war on societies, cultures, economies, and changing international relationships. ++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++ British Library Mahan, Alfred Thayer; 1892 2 vol.; 8 . 9079.g.21.
Good. Social Sciences. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Interior is unmarked but for previous owner's bookplate on front free endpaper. Binding is strong. Half of all pages and boards are darker on one half, due to water damage. This has caused some mildewing to fore edge, but this does not affect legibility. Corners are gently bumped and there is some chipping to upper spine end. Faint soiling to boards. No DJ. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: =. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 012421.
Volume 1. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside. No date stated. Gilt decoration on front board. This book has hardback covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. No dust jacket.
Fair. No Jacket. 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.
Volume 2. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside. This book has hardback covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Dust Jacket in good condition. No date stated., 1150grams, ISBN:
Read description. No Jacket. 2 Volumes. Worn covers-Spine cloth partly detached and partly missing from both volumes (see image from Winghale Books) Internally some minor foxing and netting visible on front hinge of volume 2-but all basically sound clean and usable. A worn but usable 2 volume hardback set (The Influence of Sea Power upon the French Revolution and Empire 1793-1812.
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