Enemy at Trafalgar : An Account of the Battle from Eye-Witnesses’ Narratives and Letters and Despatches from the French and Spanish Fleets. First Edition

By: FRASER, Edward NELSON, Horatio)

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FRASER, Edward. The Enemy at Trafalgar : An Account of the Battle from Eye-Witnesses’ Narratives and Letters and Despatches from the French and Spanish Fleets. London : Hodder and Stoughton, 1906. First Edition. Pp (2),[iii]-xix,(1),[1]-436,(4) + frontispiece + 15 plates. Some illustrations and charts in text. 8vo, green cloth, gilt decoration on front board, gilt lettering to spine, t.e.g. Cowie 1161. French and Spanish viewpoint of battle. Chapters : 1. Why the French Fleet Went to Cadiz; 2. Coming Events Cast Their Shadows Before; 3. The Council of War and the Order to Weigh Anchor; 4. Admirals and Captains of the Combined Fleet; 5. The Night before the Battle; 6.Nelson in Sight - Monday Morning; 7. The Eagle of the Bucentaure; 8. How t he Battle Shaped Itself; 9. Villeneuve's Trafalgar Despatch; 10. Final Scenes on board the Bucentaure; 11. How the Redoubtable Fought to a Finish; 12."The Man Who Shot Nelson"; 13. Admiral Magon and His Fate; 14. How the Int repide Turned Back to Save the Admiral; 15. Others That Deserved Well of France; 16. A Master-at-Arms' Experience; 17. Jeannette of the Achille; 18. H.M.S. Implacable; 19. Gravina and Alava and Their Flagships; 20. The Santisima Trinidad at Bay; 21. How "El Gran Churrucca" Faced His Fate; 22. Captains Whom Spain Remembered with Pride; 23. The Victims of the Storm; 24. The Last Hours of the Santisima Trinidad ; 25. What They Heard and Saw at Cadiz; 26. How the News Reached England - and Napoleon; 27. Vae Victis: - The Hulks and the Tragedy of Rennes; 28. Since Trafagar. Appendices. A. Admiral Villeneuve's Memorandum; B. Admiral Villeneuve's Official Report; C. CaptainMagendie's Plans of Trafalgar. With index. A few marginal stains, occasion al light and medium foxing, Uncommon. 250.00

Title: Enemy at Trafalgar : An Account of the Battle from Eye-Witnesses’ Narratives and Letters and Despatches from the French and Spanish Fleets. First Edition

Author Name: FRASER, Edward NELSON, Horatio)

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Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1906,:

Seller ID: 40492

Keywords: NAVAL NAUTICAL NAPOLEONIC WAR NAVY BATTLES FRANCE TRAFALGAR SPAIN BRITISH ENGLISH FRENCH HISTORY,