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The Influence of Sea Power upon the French Revolution and Empire 1793-1812

MAHAN, Alfred T.

Seventh Edition.

OUTSTANDING COPY IN SIGNED LAUNDER & PFISTER BINDING

Published: Little Brown & Co. Boston MA, 1897

Stock code: 41441

Price: £3,600.00

With the ornate gilt leather bookplate of M.E.N Tooth on front paste-downs. The binding Is signed on front free endpaper versos. It is possible that this binding was executed by Alfred William Launder himself, or at least overseen by him. First published in 1892, this is the second of Mahan's three great historical surveys of 'sea power' (a term coined by Mahan) which taken together cover the period 1660-1812. 'A valuable work, much more so than his 'Life of Nelson' (1897)', Albion. See Albion, p.244; Hattendorf A4b; NMM V:I, 2163.