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Benedict Arnold's Navy: The Ragtag Fleet That Lost The Battle of Lake Champlain But Won The American Revolution by  James L Nelson - First edition - 2006 - from Trolls Treasure and Biblio.com

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Benedict Arnold's Navy: The Ragtag Fleet That Lost The Battle of Lake Champlain But Won The American Revolution

by Nelson, James L

Condition: Fine/good


Camden, ME: International Marine/ MacGraw-Hill, 2006. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/good. White boards with blue cloth binding and gilt spine lettering. "In October 1776, four years before Benedict Arnold’s treasonous attempt to hand control of the Hudson River to the British, his patch-work fleet on Lake Champlain was all that stood between British forces and a swift end to the American rebellion. Benedict Arnold’s Navy is the dramatic chronicle of that desperate battle and of the extraordinary events that occurred on the American Revolution’s critical northern front. Written with captivating narrative vitality, this landmark book shows how Benedict Arnold’s fearless leadership against staggering odds in a northern wilderness secured for America the independence that he would later try to betray." - from the back cover of the book "James Nelson is a master both of his period and of the English language." - -Patrick O'Brian, author of Master and Commander Book is fine, appears unread. Dust jack is good with edge wear and bumping. There are two marks, (like 'scuff' marks on a linoleum floor) on the jacket's back upper edge and another similar mark at the front lower edge. They are about an inch long just at the edge of the jacket.


In October 1776, four years before Benedict Arnold’s treasonous attempt to hand control of the Hudson River to the British, his patch-work fleet on Lake Champlain was all that stood between British forces and a swift end to the American rebellion. Benedict Arnold’s Navy is the dramatic chronicle of that desperate battle and of the extraordinary events that occurred on the American Revolution’s critical northern front. Written with captivating narrative vitality, this landmark book shows how Benedict Arnold’s fearless leadership against staggering odds in a northern wilderness secured for America the independence that he would later try to betray.




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