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Collingwood

By W Clark Russell

1891

Methuen and Co : London

9" by 6"

xv, [1], 271pp

 

 

 

DETAILS

A very smart, illustrated biography regarding Lord Nelson's partner Cuthbert Collingwood, written by esteemed naval writer William Clark Russell.

The first edition of this work. In the publisher's original cloth binding. An uncommon work not mentioned by Wolff. An interesting biography about Cuthbert Collingwood. Collingwood was an admiral of the Royal Navy, close friend and partner with Lord Nelson during the Napoleonic Wars. He succeeded Nelson as Commander-in-Chief following his death at Trafalgar. Russell was an author best known for his nautical novels, after serving in the Merchant Navy for eight years provided him with the essential material for writing. He also wrote biographies about Nelson and John Holdsworth. With a frontispiece and a further eleven plates. Illustrated by F. Brangwyn. Collated, complete.

CONDITION

In the publisher's original cloth binding. Externally, very smart. Just some minor shelfwear to the extremities and to the head and tail of spine. Light rubbing to the extremities. Stamp to the verso of front endpaper. Front hinge is slightly strained but firm. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright with the occasional handling mark and spot.

Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed

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