Item #610 Sea Life in Nelson's Time. John Masefield.
Sea Life in Nelson's Time

Sea Life in Nelson's Time

USA: United States Naval Institute, 1971. Hardcover. Sea Life in Nelson’s Time, John Masefield, United States Naval Institute, USA, 1971, xii, 108 pp., 10¼ x 8⅛ inches.

Royal blue boards with gilt titling to spine, minor rubbing to bottom edge, soiling to top edge pages, pages lightly toned, tight binding. Very good condition. Dust jacket has shelf wear to edges, location identification sticker on foot of spine. Good condition.

Masefield tells the story of the ships that defeated Napoleon. He talks about “the sailors and a naval glory ‘built up by the blood and agony of thousands of barbarously maltreated men.” A concise account of life at sea in Nelson’s day. “Sea life in the late eighteenth century in our navy was brutalizing, cruel and horrible.”. Very good / Good. Item #610
ISBN: 0870218697

Price: $15.00

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