The Story of the British Navy: The Ramparts of Empire
Topics include: the age of steam and steel; discipline; how ships are made; fortress ships; speed ships; submarines; guns; naval signalling; an Empire navy; etc. Appendix and index.
Publisher: Adam and Charles Black
Date Published: 1913
Place Published: London
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: viii, 271 p. 21 cm. 16 full colour plates by Norman Wilkinson and Rose Barton with plate of flags used for Lord Nelson's signals at Trafalgar. Blue cloth hardcover with gold print. Front cover and spine faded, spine ends softened, some dents in board edges. Bookplate on front pastedown. Foxing, mainly to text block edge.