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Titre : Nelson's Navy: The Ships, Men, and ...
Éditeur : Naval Inst Pr, Annapolis, Maryland, U.S.A.
Date d'édition : 2003
Reliure : Trade Paperback
Etat du livre : Very Good
Etat de la jaquette : wraps
Edition : 2005 Paperback Edition
With a spot on the front edge of the last 6 pages, and some blind dings on the cover (looks like the book was used as a pad to compose a spy note), otherwise a near fine 2005 paperback copy, bluish spine. MEDIA SHIPPING ONLY, extra for airmail or international shipping. N° de réf. du libraire 061427
Synopsis : Foreword by Patrick O'Brian. Encyclopedic in scope and filled with more than 400 illustrations, this large-format book provides an in-depth description of the Royal Navy in Lord Nelson's time. Among the subjects covered are ship design and construction, ship handling and navigation, fighting tactics and gunnery techniques, the Navy's administration, foreign navies of the day, and life at sea. Written by one of the world's leading naval authorities in the age of sail, this book has an established reputation as the most authentic and complete picture of Nelson's Navy ever published. 412 illustrations. Appendixes. Index. Paperback. 10 x 12 inches.
A propos de l'auteur: Brian Lavery, the curator of ship technology at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, England, is the author of several books, including Jack Aubrey Commands, Nelson and the Nile, and The Arming and Fitting of English Ships of War, 1600-1815.
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