Author:POPE, Dudley NELSON, Horatio

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Great Gamble : Nelson at Copenhagen. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: POPE, Dudley NELSON, Horatio

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster, New York, 1972, ISBN:0671214047:

Seller ID: 18326


POPE, Dudley. The Great Gamble [dj adds: Nelson at Copenhagen]. New York: Simon and Schuster, (1972). First US Printing. Pp. (12),1-579,(1), + 24 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettered black title block to spine. Cowie 903: "The best book about the Baltic campaign". Vg in edgeworn, unclipped dj. 22.00 View more info

Great Gamble : Nelson at Copenhagen. First Edition in dustjacket

By: POPE, Dudley NELSON, Horatio

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1972, ISBN:0297004840:

Seller ID: 82773


POPE, Dudley. The Great Gamble [dj adds: Nelson at Copenhagen]. London : Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1972). First UK Printing. Pp. (12),1-579,(1), + 24 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettered blue title block to spine. Cowie 903: "The best book about the Baltic campaign". "On Maundy Thursday, 1801, the Royal Navy anchored a few hundred yards off the Copenhagen waterfront and engaged the Danes in a brief and bloody war. To Nelson, the Battle of Copenhagen was more than just a great gamble. It was unnecessary. England was fighting the wrong enemy. But at the Batt... View more info