By: KENT, Alexander BOLITHO)
G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1969,:
Seller ID: 92181
KENT, Alexander. Form Line of Battle! A novel. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1969). First American Printing. Pp. (8),-320. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Smith & Weller, Sea FictionGuide 1350. "It is June of the year 1793 when Captain Richard Bolitho of t he Royal Navy arrives at Gibraltar to take command of the Hyperion, a seventy-four-gun ship of the line, and sail her in Britain's struggle against the rising might of Revolutionary France. Bolitho sails to join Lord Hood andpartake in the monarchist-inspired occupation of Toulon. But at heart B... View More...