Russian Warships in the Age of Sail 1696-1860: Design, Construction, Careers and Fates :: John Tredrea & Eduard Sozaev soon to be presented for sale on the top-quality BookLovers of Bath web site!
Barnsley: Seaforth Publishing, 2010, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Black & white profiles; Line drawings; Black & white photographs (within the text); Frontispiece; Appendices (12);
From the cover: Czar Peter the Great created a navy from scratch, but it challenged and soon surpassed Sweden as the Baltic naval power, while in the Black Sea it became an essential tool in driving back the Ottoman Turks from the heartland of Europe. In battle it was surprisingly successful, and at its zenith was the third largest navy in the world yet its history, and especially its ships, are virtually unrecorded in the Wes…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.
Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (vii) 447 pages. Index. Bibliography. 11¾” x 10″.
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