MAHAN, Alfred Thayer.
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.
Quarto (268 187 mm) Unopened in the original blue card, printed wraps. Illustrations, maps and charts to the text, two maps full-page. Wraps a little rubbed and soiled,, but overall very good indeed.
Bibliography: Hattendorf & Hattendorf A20a for the 1913 revised edition.Don't understand our descriptions? Try reading our Glossary