Fleet Battle and Blockade: The French Revolutionary War 1793-1797 -::- Robert Gardiner lands on the shelves of my shop.
London: Caxton Editions, 2004, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white plates; Maps; List of sources;
From the cover: Forgetting the set hacks of the American Revolutionary War, in 1973 the Royal Navy embarked on an almost unprecedented era of victories at sea, producing a considerable appetite for pictures of every incident, great or small. A thriving trade in prints and engravings grew up, supplemented by watercolours and oils by celebrated artists. Besides these public works, many officers and indeed members of the lower deck kept personal journals and sketchbooks, illustrat…
In the Caxton Pictorial Histories series.
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Price Clipped.
Matching Pictorial boards. 192 pages. Index. 11¾” x 10″.