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Author Name:    COCHRANE, Thomas, Admiral THOMAS, Donald

Title:   Cochrane : Britannia's Last Sea-King

Publisher:    Andre Deutsch, London, 1978, ISBN:0233969667 

Seller ID:   90394

(COCHRANE, Thomas, Admiral Lord). THOMAS, Donald. Cochrane : Britannia's Last Sea-King. (London) : Andre Deutsch, (1978). First Printing. Pp [1]-383,(1),+ 8 pp plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “The bare facts of the life of Admiral Lord Cochrane [1775-1860], 10th Earl of Dundonald, read like some impossible and picturesque historical novel. Born the son of an eccentric and indigent Scottish peer, he entered the Navyat about the same time as his fictional counterpart, Horatio Hornblower, a nd in a series of successful and heroic actions made his name as one of thedashing, famous frigate captains of his day/” - from the dj. Contents : 1. The Lords of Culross. 2. Steering to Glory. 3. “A Sink of Corruption.” 4. “Excessive Use of Powder and Shot.” 5. In the Face of the Enemy. 6. “Announce Lord Cochrane's Degradation.” 7. The Devil's Admiral. 8. Under Two Flags. 9. See, the Conquering Hero Comes! Very good in nicked, unclipped dustjacket. 50.00


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