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MAHAN, Alfred Thayer.

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  1. The Influence of Sea Power Upon History 16601783;

    The Influence of Sea Power Upon History 16601783;

    [together with:] The Influence of Sea Power upon the French Revolution and Empire 1793–1812; [and:] The Life of Nelson, the Embodiment of the Sea Power of Great Britain.
    Early London editions of some of Mahan's most influential texts. Described by John Keegan as "the most important American strategist of the nineteenth century", and by Barbara Tuchman as "the Clausewitz of naval warfare". Mahan's development of the concept of "sea power" has been identified as one of the major factors in the outbreak of the naval arms race at the end of the nineteenth century. Learn More
    £1,250

    Date of Publication: 1892-92

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 115778

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  2. The Life of Nelson, the Embodiment of the Sea Power of Great Britain.

    The Life of Nelson, the Embodiment of the Sea Power of Great Britain.

    First UK edition, from American sheets with a cancel title, this copy in a suitable deluxe binding decorated with attractive naval tools. Mahan, described by John Keegan as "the most important American strategist of the nineteenth century" and recognised as "the Evangelist of Sea Power", proposes Nelson as the British embodiment thereof in this well-researched and well-written biography. Learn More
    £1,250

    Date of Publication: 1897

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 111271

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  3. Major Operations of the Royal Navy, 1762-1783.

    Major Operations of the Royal Navy, 1762-1783.

    Being Chapter XXXI, in The Royal Navy. A History.
    First edition, just three copies on OCLC - Harvard, University of Portland, Naval War College, Rhode Island. Consists of sheets of Mahan's chapter from Clowes' monumental history of the British Navy, bound up with a US-printed title page. A revised edition was published by Little, Brown in 1913, but the present issue was not recorded by Mahan's bibliographers, no copies on COPAC. Learn More
    £625

    Date of Publication: 1898

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    Stock Code: 60710

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