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MEMOIRS OF A FIGHTING CAPTAIN
Written by Admiral Lord Cochrane; Brian Vale.
Stock no. 1609672
Published by Folio Society. 2007. Fine condition.
Introduction by Vale. Cochrane was an inspired naval commander in the Napoleonic wars, a leading figure in the Radical movement but he was also guilty of making disastrous decisions on land and being pig-headed and vindictive and he used his memoirs to settle old scores. Colour illustrations. Dark blue cloth, with gilt title, border and vignette. 311 pages.
Third printing. Contained in very good pictorial slipcase.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern