The Army’s Navy: British Military Vessels and Their History Since Henry VIII -::- David Habesch lands on the shelves of my shop.
London: Chatham Publishing, 2001, (First Edition) Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Charts; Tables; List of abbreviations; Appendices ;
From the cover: Beginning with the artillery transport barges operated by Henry VIIIs Board of Ordnance in the 16th century, for the past 500 years the British Army has been responsible for a large and varied fleet of ships dedicated to the supply and support of land forces, but whose history has until now been overshadowed by that of the Royal Navy.
For the first time, this book gives a complete history of the …
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper gently faded at the spine.
Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 240 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.