Sketches of the Last Naval War Translated from th French of Captain E. Jurien de la Graviere.


two volumes, in later (1960s) half calf. (1) xxxvii + 240pp, 4 folding plates. (2) 300pp, 5 folding plates. AJS: Capt Jurien de la Graviere wrote thirty books and numerous articles. (see Polak (J.) Biblographie Maritime Francaise, entries 4803-4833). This work was born out of a series of articles which he wrote for the journal "Revue des deux Mondes". This English translation was prepared by Captain E. Plunkett, author of The Past and Future of the British Navy. Chapters:- Decline of the French Navy, Nelson's Youth, Progress and Discipline of the English Navy, Admiral Jervis, The New School of Tactics, Teneriffe, The Nile, Nelson at Naples, The Northern Navies, The Flotilla at Boulogne, The French Navy under Napoleon, The Spanish Navy, Trafalgar.

Title: Sketches of the Last Naval War Translated from th French of Captain E. Jurien de la Graviere.

Author Name: Jurien de la Graviere (Capt E.J.) & Plunkett (Hon Capt E.) Translator.

Categories: Foreign Navies,

Publisher: 1848,

kg: 1.00 kg

Seller ID: 6359