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MAHAN, A. T., Captain. The Influence of Sea Power upon History, 1660-1783.
London : 1890Second UK edition. 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; John Keegan described him as "the most important American strategist of the nineteenth century", and Barbara Tuchman as "the Clausewitz of naval warfare".
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Stock Code: 122264
GREIG, Alexander. Fate of the Blenden Hall.
New York : 1847First and sole edition of this scarce shipwreck narrative, inscribed by the author "with the kind regards of the author" on the title page, the name of the recipient cut away. Accompanying this copy is a tipped-in autograph letter signed from the author and dated May 1859, presenting the book to the unknown recipient.
The Blenden Hall was a... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 139978
FAIRMAN, William. The Stocks Examined and Compared:
London : 1795First edition of Fairman's frequently-reprinted manual for investors, bound in an eclectic sammelband of seven works. The author, who worked as life-accountant to the corporation of the Royal-Exchange Assurance, here offers information on a host of government investment schemes, listing the various public funds available, including annuities, bank stock,... Learn More£5,000.00
Stock Code: 136213