Cochrane: The Real Master and Commander :: David Cordingly

Cochrane: The Real Master and Commander :: David Cordingly soon to be presented for sale on the wonderful BookLovers of Bath web site!

New York: Bloomsbury, 2007, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Contains: Colour plates; Black & white plates; Maps; Maps to the endpapers and blanks; Glossary; Cutaways; Appendix;

From the cover: Nicknamed le loup des mers (the sea wolf) by Napoleon, Thomas Cochrane was one of the most daring and successful naval heroes of all time. Patrick OBrian, C. S. Forester, and Captain Marryat all based their literary heroes on the man about whom Lord Byron once famously rhapsodized, There is no man I envy so much as Lord Cochrane. But, as David Cordingly reveals, Cochrane far exceeded the daring and ro…

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.

Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XVI] 420 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I draw your attention to more books in my Biography catalogue?

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