Every Man Will Do His Duty : An Anthology of Firsthand Accounts from the Age of Nelson, 1793-1815. First Edition in dustjacket


KING, Dean, with John B. HATTENDORF (eds.). Every Man Will Do His Duty : AnAnthology of Firsthand Accounts from the Age of Nelson. Maps by Adam Merto n Cooper. New York : Henry Holt and Company, (1997). First Printing. Pp [i]-xxxvii,(1),[1]-425,(1), frontispiece. Maps. Index. 8vo, blue cloth spine, white paper covered boards, silver lettering to spine. Contents : Part I. -The War of the French Revolution. 1. In the King's Service, 1793-1794. 2. Commence the Work of Destruction: The Glorious First of June, 1794. 3. The Noted Pimp of Lisbon and an Unwanted Promotion in Bull Bay, 1794. 4. For the Good of My Own Soul, 1795. 5. They Would as Soon Have Faced the Devil Himself as Nelson, 1796. 6. The Battle of Cape St. Vincent, 1797. 7. Mad Dickey's Amusement, 1798-1800. 8. The Fortune of War, 1799. 9. The Audacious Cruise of the Speedy, 1800-1801. Part II. – Peace. 10. Bermuda in the Peace, 1802-1803. Part III. - The Napoleonic War. 11. The Battle of Trafalgar, 1805. 12. The Death of Lord Nelson, 1805. 13. An Unequal Match, 1807-1808. 14. With Stopford in the Basque Roads, 1808-1809. 15. When I Beheld These Men Spring from the Ground, 1809. 16. "Damn 'em, Jackson, They've Spoilt My Dancing,' 1809-1812. 17. The Woodwind Is Mightier than the Sword, 1809-1812. Part IV. - The Napoleonic War, Continued, War of 1812. 18. HMS Macedonian vs.USS United States, 1812. 19. An Unjustifiable and Outrageous Pursuit, 1812 -1813. 20. A Yankee Cruiser in the South Pacific, 1813. 21. Showdown at Valparaiso, 1814. 22. We Discussed a Bottle of Chateau Margot Together, 1812-1815. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 22.00

Title: Every Man Will Do His Duty : An Anthology of Firsthand Accounts from the Age of Nelson, 1793-1815. First Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: KING, Dean , (editor) HATTENDORF, John B., (ed.) NELSON, Horatio, Sir)

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, New York, 1997, ISBN:0805046089:

Seller ID: 102574

Keywords: NAUTICAL UNITED KINGDOM NAVAL NELSONIANA MEMOIRS NAVY BRITISH ENGLISH ROYAL RN WAR MILITARY,