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1 Reed (E.J.) Our Iron-Clad Ships; Their Qualities, Performances, and Cost. With Chapters on Turret Ships, Iron-Clad Rams, etc.,
1869, 
xxxii + 330pp, attractive folding frontis, 14 illus (some multi-view), tables in text, coloured endpapers, in original embossed ochre cloth, spine neatly repaired. AJS: Reed Sir E.J. 1830-1906, naval architect, secretary to newly founded Institute of Naval Architects, 1860; employed by navy to convert wooden men of war into armoured ironclads, 1862; chief constructor to the navy, 1863-70; designed and launched Bellerophon, 1865; became a Liberal MP, 1874; published many works...Our Ironclad Ships, 1869; In 1872 founded a naval quarterly named 'Naval Science' many articles in which were from his pen (1872-75 only, 4 vols, ceased publication on his becoming an MP). Scott Collection, entry 760. 
Price: 175.00 GBP
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