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(MAHAN, Alfred Thayer). TAYLOR, Charles Carlisle. The Life of Admiral Mahan. Rear-Admiral United States Navy; D.C.L. Oxford; LL.D. Cambridge; LL.D. Harvard, Yale, Columbia, Magill and Dartmouth; President of the United StatesNaval War College; President of the American Historical Association; Etc., Etc. London: John Murray, 1920. First UK Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xii,(2),1-3 59,(1), portrait frontispiece, + 19 leaves of plates. Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt decoration to front board, gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. Heredity and Environment; 2. Early Naval Career; 3. The Inspiration; 4. Naval War College; 5. Sea Power; 6. Farragut; 7. England; 8. The Life of Nelson; 9. Naval War Board; 10. The First Hague Conference; 11. The Chesney Gold Medal; 12. Other Public Services; 13. Later Publications; 14. The Margin of Naval Strength; 15. "Freedom of the Seas"; 16.Then and Now; 17. Peace Views; 18. Two Admirals; 19. As Statesmen; 20.As Prophet; 21. Anglo-American Relations; 22. Mahan's Message to his Count rymen; 23. Literary Traits; 24. Religious Convictions; 25. The Autumn of Life; 26. The Peaceful End; 27. Summary. With appendix, bibliography, chronology, and index at rear. Light edgespotting, some minor foxing throughout, acouple instances of pencilled marginalia, else very good. 65.00
Title: Life of Admiral Mahan. First Edition.
Publisher: John Murray, London, 1920,:
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