COCHRANE, Thomas, Admiral
Title: Memoirs of a Fighting Captain. First Folio Society Edition.
Publisher:  Folio Society, London, 2005,
Seller ID: 97740
COCHRANE, Admiral Lord. Memoirs of a Fighting Captain. Introduced by Brian Vale. London : The Folio Society, 2005. First Folio Edition. Pp [i]-xxii,(6),1-311,(5), portrait frontis + 16 pp plates. Maps. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt decoration to front board, gilt lettering to spine, in illustrated paper covered slipcase. Contents : l. My Boyhood and Entrance into the Navy. 2. Services in the Mediterranean. 3. Cruise of the Speedy. 4. Admiralty Reluctanceto Promote Me. 5. Cruise of the Pallas. 6. My Entrance into Parliament. 7. Cruise of the Imperieuse. 8. Defence of Fort Trinidad. 9. Attack on the Ba sque Roads. 10. Naval Abuses. 11. The Stock Exchange Trial. 12. Command of the Chilean Navy. 13. Attempt on VaJdivia. 14. Fresh Annoyances. 15. Capture of the Esmeralda. 16. Mutinous Conduct. 17. First Admiral of Brazil. 18. Capture of Bahia. 19. Liberation. Very good in slipcase. 45.00