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THE LAST SAILING BATTLEFLEET: Maintaining Naval Mastery, 1815-50, Lambert, Andrew

Author Name    Lambert, Andrew

Title   THE LAST SAILING BATTLEFLEET: Maintaining Naval Mastery, 1815-50

Binding   Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition   Very Good +

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Size   4to - over 9" - 12" tall

Publisher   London Conway Maritime Press 1991

ISBN Number    0851775918 / 9780851775913

Seller ID   013113

x, + 214pp., illustrated throughout: b/white halftone plates (archival and other sources), line-drawings, and tables. Book clean and square. Bright gilt ttile over lightly bumped spine. Plain blue boards minimally bumped on upper foredge corner. Textblock unmarked. Colour-art illustrated (Peter Hogan), loose-plastic protected dustjacket neatly price-clipped, slightly edgeworn, with a mere hint of colour-fade on spine. Between 1815 and 1850 the Royal Navy built its last sailing battlefleet - it was by a long margin the most powerful, durable, effective sailing fleet then in existence, permitting Britain to maintain naval mastery. The author examines strategy, tactics, technology, design, construction and maintenance of that battlefleet . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 6 'parts', Appendix, Bibliography, Notes, Index. Book weight approx. 1.31KG. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Military History, British Naval History (1815-1850), Sailing Battlefleets (History), 19th Cenetury Naval History, Lambert, Andrew D. (1956- )

Price = 79.90 AUD



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