The first English edition of Sea Power In Its Relations To the War of 1812 by Captain A.T. Mahan.
Octavo, [two volumes], xxiv, , 423pp; xviii, , 456pp. Bound in full calf, title in gilt on spine, decorative raised bands. Marbled endpapers and leaf ends. Complete with frontispiece, 9 full page illustrations, 6 fold-out maps in Volume I; frontispiece, 15 illustrations and 19 maps in Volume II. Clean text throughout. (Hattendorf, A12b) An exceptional set.
This work completed Mahan’s series of The Influence of Sea Power Upon History. The first edition was printed by Little, Brown & Company of Boston in 1905, the same year as this publication.