1797, Nelson's year of destiny - Cape St.Vincent and Santa Cruz de Tenerife

1797, Nelson's year of destiny - Cape St.Vincent and Santa Cruz de Tenerife

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White, Colin

Sutton Publishing & Royal Naval Museum, 1998.

176 pages. well illustrated. ISBN 075091999X .

very good condition in the dust-jacket. the scarcer hardback edition. ex-Cruising Association library with sellotaped label to spine.


drawing together previously untapped contemporary sources, Colin White provides an enthralling narrative on two significant key points in Nelson's career - his victory over the Spanish in the Battle of Cape St.Vincent and his defeat five months later in his attack on Santa Cruz