POSEIDON. A PERSONAL STUDY OF ADMIRAL LORD NELSON.

Capes, Renalt.


£25.00




Sidgwick & Jackson, 1st.ed., 1947. Viii + 206 pp., port. frontis + 5 other plates. D.j. 22 x 15cm. V.G. A somewhat unusual study in which the author sets out to examine Nelson's character and the strength and weakness of his nature by removing Nelson 'The Hero' to reveal Nelson 'The Man'. Includes an account of Nelson's four major battles and a study of his complicated love affair with Emma Hamilton. The author explores the human aspect of Nelson's character ; describing his dual existence at sea and ashore. At sea he was master of his fate ; ashore he was at the mercy of his emotions Uncommon in dust jacket.


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