Victory at Any Price by Jonathan Bowman, Signed, Limited edition
Victory at Any Price; The 1805 Collection - The Story of the 'Arisings' from HMS Victory, by Jonathan Bowman.
Published by Jonathan Bowman, Great Britain, 2009, 1st edition. With presentation inscription by the author to first free endpaper and signed limited edition certificate bound in, as issued. This being No. 782 of 1,000 copies. Scarce.
A very well produced account of the author's purchase of 34 tons of oak and 10 tons of copper from the Ministry of Defence from Nelson's HMS Victory, and the products which were produced and offered for sale following that.
A near fine hardback with printed covers. Small scuff mark near edge of front cover, but otherwise difficult to fault. Text bright and clean throughout. Soundly bound.
xvi + 244pp, copiously illustrated in colour.
Weight approximately 800g unpacked.
252mm high x 175mm wide x 20mm deep.