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1 Mahan, Captain A.T. The Influence of Sea Power Upon the French Revolution and Empire 1793-1812. In Two Volumes.
Boston Little, Brown and Co 1895 no Cloth Fair No Jacket 
Stated sixth edition. Blue cloth. xxi, 380; xix, 428 pp (plus ads in the rear of volume 2). With several maps and illustrations throughout. All present as called for. A detailed account of the influence of naval strategy and warfare on the French Empire from 1793 to 1812, analyzing the political conditions in Europe and the strength of the various sea powers during that time (including Spain and England). Mahan examines specific battles on the sea, as well as the influence of land war on decisions made regarding the French and British navies. Mahan wrote a series of books on sea power (a phrase he coined) which studied the rise of British sea power (see Albion Naval and Maritime History p 211). Both volumes in FAIR/GOOD condition. Volume 1 with heavy fading and discoloration to the cloth on the rear cover, with tape repair along the length of the rear hinge. Otherwise minor to moderate uneven fading to the covers, with some soiling and scuffing. Cloth scuffed and frayed at the corners and head and tails of the spines. Interior hinges cracked in both volumes. Leaf xiii/xiv of volume one DETACHED and laid in. Front endpaper of volume 2 DETACHED and laid in, with the title page torn and repaired with tape. Minor stray pencil markings throughout the books. Ownership signatures present at the front of each. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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