Titre : The Naval History of Great Britain from the ...
Reliure : Hardcover
A new edition, with additions and notes bringing the work down to 1827. 6 volumes. Macmillan and Co., London 1902. 8°. lvi+456,viii+483,x+509,viii+484,viii+458,vii+418 pages, including foldable plates. With frontispieces in each volume. Publisher s original full dark blue cloth and gilt lettering to spine. Corners bumped and some wear to spine extremities. Spines faded. Joints weakened in some volumes. Endpapers slightly foxed. Otherwise in very good condition. * The supreme work on British Naval history during the wars with France from 1793-1820 and beyond, including the later additions of Captain Chamier on the Burmese War and the Battle of Navarino. With a brief introduction of the history of the Royal Navy from 1488-1792, as well as an introduction to seamanship in the 18th century, the work covers every aspect of the British naval operations around the world during the wars with Republican and Napoleonic France. Among the best known the Battle of Abukir, Trafalgar, Finisterre, and also a thorough account on the siege of Copenhagen and the capture of most of the Royal Danish Navy in 1807. Quoted as "one of the most valuable works in the English language.". Final edition. N° de réf. du libraire 11031762
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