The Ship of the Line - Volume 1&2 - The Development of the Battlefleet: 1650-1850 & Design, Construction and Fittings

By: Lavery, Brian

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Book Condition: Near Fine


Two Volumes Complete. Hardcovers with some very light shelfwear but otherwise Near Fine, slightly shelfworn dustwrappers in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 224, 191, b&w illustrations and diagrams, appendices, index. Volume 1: This, the first of a two-volume study, outlines the history and technical development of the battlefleet from 1650-1850. The story of the line-of-battle ship is described in terms of individual vessels and classes, highlighting the factors influencing specific changes in design. Volume 2: Deals with specific characteristics of ships such as hull design and construction, decoration, masts and yards, sails and rigging, and accommodation and armament. Appendixes contain rigging lists, contract specifications, methods of sheathing and many other related subjects. For the enthusiast and academic alike, The Ship of the Line is essential reading for a thorough understanding of the British navy in the Age of Sail. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED.

Title: The Ship of the Line - Volume 1&2 - The Development of the Battlefleet: 1650-1850 & Design, Construction and Fittings

Author Name: Lavery, Brian

Categories: Maritime, History, Military History,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press Ltd: 1983

ISBN Number: 0851772528

ISBN Number 13: 9780851772523

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Type: Book

Seller ID: 004542

Keywords: Military, Naval, Maritime, History, Warship,