Michael Joseph, 1990,: 1990
SCHOM, Alan. Trafalgar : Countdown to Battle 1803-1805
. London : Michael Joseph, (1990). First Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-ix,(1),-421,(1) + 24 pages of plates. Maps in text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. With map end-papers.
Alan Schom (b. 1937, Sterling, Illinois).
A portrait of Nelson's apotheosis painted on a broad canvas, considering in detail the plans of both British and French, and situating the battle in the context of the contemporary cultures of each nation.
"The battle of Trafalgar is arguably England's most famous naval victory; Admir... View More...