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Author Name:    MURRAY, Geoffrey COLLINGWOOD, Admiral

Title:   Life of Admiral Collingwood. First Edition

Publisher:    Hutchinson, London, 1936, 

Seller ID:   16995

MURRAY, Geoffrey. The Life of Admiral Collingwood. With 24 Illustrations. London : Hutchinson & Co., (1936). First Edition. Pp (6),7-288,(20, publisher's ads dated 1936 ) + frontispiece + 23 plates. 8vo, dark blue cloth, giltlettering to spine. Cowie 300, NMM 2:410. A full, handsome biography of th is great officer's gruelling, largely unassisted rise to eminence during the Royal Navy's most portentous and glamourous era. Contents : Part I : 1. Stone and Sculptor. 2. He Goes to Sea. 3. Bunker Hill. 4. Nelson. 5. Cleaning Up. 6. Marriage. Part II : 1. Hide and Seek. 2. "The Glorious First of June." 3. The Medal. 4. Blockade (I). 5. Cape St. Vincent. Part III : 1. The Humanist. 2. Blockade (II). 3. Home Life. Part IV : 1. Bird's-eye View. 2. Blockade (III). 3. Prelude to Battle. 4. "Quoth Little Peterkin." 5. Trafalgar. 6. Cup and Lip. 7. Jubilation. Part V : 1. Aftermath. 2. His Peerage. 3. Sicily. 4. Mediterranean Life. 5. Turkey; Egypt; and the Defection of Russia. 6. Wear and Tear. 7. Misfire. 8. Fandango. 9. The Granite Weathers. 10. His Last Fight. 11. Half Mast. 12. Afterwards. A few scuffs and minor stains to cloth, boards somewhat splayed, else very good. 70.00


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