British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793-1817: Design, Construction, Careers and Fates :: Rif Winfield

British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793-1817: Design, Construction, Careers and Fates :: Rif Winfield soon to be presented for sale on the super BookLovers of Bath web site!

Barnsley: Seaforth Publishing, 2010, Hardback in dust wrapper.

2nd (revised) edition, 2nd printing, first published 2005. Includes: Black & white photographs; Chronological tables (1); Diagrams; Glossary; Frontispiece; Addenda;

From the cover: At the zenith of its power in 1809 the Royal Navy comprised one half of all the warships in the world, the first (and last) time any navy achieved this dominance. Given its importance, it is not surprising that much attention has been lavished on this subject, but among the numerous books on the design, development and technical details of these ships, there is surprisingly little readily available on their careers. Now this gap is comprehensively filled by this superb reference book, outlining the history of every ship built, purchased, captured or hired that served in the Royal Navy during the wars of the 1793-1…

Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.

Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xx) 420 pages. Bibliography. 11¾” x 10″.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I excite you with my selection contained in Military Naval catalogue?


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