First edition of The Influence of Sea Power upon the French Revolution and Empire 1793-1812 by Captain A.T. Mahan.
Octavo, [two volumes], xx, , 380pp; xvii, , 428pp. Navy blue cloth, title in gilt on spines. Gilt illustration of ship on front covers. Top edges gilt. No additional printings listed on copyright page. Solid text blocks, lightly bumped spine tips, small scratches to covers. Faint foxing to fore edges. A near fine set. Previous owner’s name written in pencil on front flyleaves and bookplate on front pastedown endpapers. Complete with all listed illustrations: ten in Volume I; three in Volume II, including a near fine fold-out map.