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MAGNIFICENT COPPER HALF-RELIEF OF NELSON, THE HERO OF TRAFALGAR, FABRICATED FROM THE COPPER HULL SHEATHING OF THE H.M.S. VICTORY, HANDSOMELY FRAMED

NELSON, Horatio. Copper half-relief of Horatio Nelson. Society for Nautical Research, circa 1910.

Striking copper half-relief bust portrait of Horatio Nelson in military uniform, fashioned out of copper hull sheathing from the flagship where he fell, the H.M.S. Victory, captioned "Nelson" in the relief, handsomely framed in simple birdseye maple. $25,000.

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RARE PIPE RACK CARVED FROM OAK WOOD TAKEN FROM ADMIRAL NELSON'S FLAGSHIP, THE H.M.S. VICTORY

(NELSON, Horatio). Oak Pipe Rack Carved from H.M.S. Victory Timbers. No place, circa 1910.

Rare pipe rack carved from timbers of Admiral Nelson's flagship, H.M.S. Victory, to help fund restoration efforts to preserve the historic vessel early in the 20th century. $6500.

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“SUMMED UP AND EMBODIED THE GREATNESS OF POSSIBILITIES WHICH SEA POWER COMPREHENDS”

MAHAN, A.T. Life of Nelson. London, 1897. Two volumes.

First English edition of this biography of Britain’s greatest naval hero by “the first philosopher of sea power,” illustrated with 19 engraved plates and 20 maps and plans (two folding), handsomely bound in full morocco by Bayntun-Riviere. $1750.

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