Naval Warfare in the Age of Sail: The Evolution of Fighting Tactic 1650-1815 :: B. Tunstall

Naval Warfare in the Age of Sail: The Evolution of Fighting Tactic 1650-1815 :: B. Tunstall soon to be presented for sale on the marvellous BookLovers of Bath web site!

London: Conway Maritime Press, 2001, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Plans of battle; Black & white photographs; Facsimiles; Black & white plates; Maps; List of abbreviations;

From the cover: Based on the lifes work of the naval historian Brian Tunstall, Naval Warfare in the Age of Sail traces the evolution of fleet tactics from the Dutch Wars of the seventeenth century to the War of American Independence in the late eighteenth and the defeat of the French Empire in 1815. It thus covers the entire period in which the sailing fleet was the major instrument of naval power.

Tunstall follows his illustrious predecessor Sir Julian Corbett in emphasising the importance of signals and fighting instructions as a key to the way in which fleets were actually employed, but his insi…

Very Good in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper lightly sunned at the spine. The contents complete, clean and tight.

Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (ix) 278 pages. Index. 12″ x 10″.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I persuade you to have a look at more books within my Military Naval catalogue?

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