The Royal Dockyards 1690-1850 Architecture and Engineering Works of the Sailing Navy.

By: Coad (J.C.)

Price: £185.00

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xxvi + 399pp, 226 illus, 66 plans and charts, 12 line illus, 20 chartsû(two-tone colour), large format (30cm x 21cm), attractive cloth, originalûdw. AJS: Describes the architecture, engineering works and organization ofûBritish naval bases at home and overseas between 1690 and 1850. The authorûexplains the vital contribution these bases made to British sea power,ûenabling Britain to build and maintain the huge fleets of the eighteenthûand early nineteenth centuries and to sustain their crews.ûPublished in a small print run and went out-of-print within a year.ûThis is an uncommon title now.ûJonathan Coad is an historian and archaeologist (and still with us!). Heûis Honorary Secretary of The Royal Archaeological Institute, aûVice-President of the Society fr Nautical Research, a council member ofûthe Navy Records Society and a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries.ûRodger: The docks and buildings of the naval yards at home and abroad:ûelegant, complete and scholarly.

Title: The Royal Dockyards 1690-1850 Architecture and Engineering Works of the Sailing Navy.

Author Name: Coad (J.C.)

Categories: Docks/Ports/Buildings,

Publisher: 1989,

kg: 1.00 kg

Seller ID: 6088