Nelson's Purse: The Mystery of Lord Nelson's Lost Treasures.
A treasure of correspondence lay dormant for almost 200 years. The discovery has transformed Nelson biography, most dramatically as regards one of the most famous love triangles of British history. Downer's storytelling heightens the experience. Lush color illustrations. Smithsonian Books, Washington 2004. 424 pgs. Hb, dj. NEW. $20.00