British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714- 1792: Design, Construction, Careers and Fates :: Rif Winfield

British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714- 1792: Design, Construction, Careers and Fates :: Rif Winfield soon to be presented for sale on the outstanding BookLovers of Bath web site!

Barnsley: Seaforth Publishing, 2007, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Black & white photographs; Chronological tables (1); Diagrams; Glossary;

From the cover: The new Hanoverian dynasty that came to power with the accession George I in 1714 inherited the largest navy in the world. In the course of the century, this force would see a vast amount of action against nearly every major navy, reaching a pinnacle of success in the Seven Years War, only to taste defeat in the American Revolutionary struggle when it faced the combined navies of France, Spain, the Netherlands, and the rebellious colonies themselves. Considering the contribution lo history of these ships, there is surprisingly little readily available on their careers. Now this gap is comprehensively fil…

Very Good+ in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper lightly sunned at the spine, a decent copy otherwise.

Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xvi) 384 pages. Index. Bibliography. 11¾” x 9¾”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I charm you with my array of books shown in my Military Naval catalogue?

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