Hardcover, 12" x 10" x 1", 352 Pages. This book is an in-depth description of the Royal Navy in Lord Nelson's time. Filled with over four hundred illustrations (black and white), the book is divided into fourteen sections that deal with the design and construction of ships, the navy's administration, and life at sea. Other topics include ship handling and navigation, gunnery techniques and fighting tactics, and a discussion of foreign navies of the day.
A great book for those interested in naval and British history. It includes a forward by Patrick O'Brian.
The book is in excellent condition, with some wear to the dust cover.
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