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BRADFORD (Adml. Sir Edward E., KCB, CVO) Life of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Arthur Knyvet Wilson Bart., VC, GCB, OM, GCVO. 1st Ed., xi+257pp., portrait frontis., 6 plates, diagram. Murray. 1923  #58417
[HLMainPic] Biography utilising private letters & diaries. Born 1842 & joined RN aged 14 & served in various stations inc. Crimea, China War, Suakin 1884 (with Naval Brigade, VC) &c. Much involved with development of torpedoes. Commanding Channel Squadron 1901-03, C-in-C Home Fleet & Channel Fleet 1903-07, First Sea Lord &c. 1907-11 & at the Admiralty during WW1. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, sp. sunned o/w VG & uncommon. See illustration on our website.   £30

     


 

 



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