Nelson’s Navy: Ships, Men and Organization, 1793-1815 -::- Brian Lavery lands on the shelves of my shop.
London: Conway Maritime Press, 2005, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white plates; Black & white drawings; Diagrams; Maps; Tables; List of sources; 2-column text; Appendices ;
From the cover: The popularity of sea-stories set during the Napoleonic Wars bears witness to the great romance associated with the sailing navy at the apogee of its success. Of course, these accounts are fiction and accurate descriptions of either the technicalities or contemporary social conditions are not their main aim, but they whet the appetite for more information.
For all those with this deeper interest in the workings of a great fleet, Nelsons Navy will prove the perfect guide. The book is divided into fourteen th…
Introduction by: Patrick O’Brian
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.
Grey boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 352 pages. Index. 12″ x 10″.