Author:Caruana (Capt A.B.) Leather Set


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The History of English Sea Ordnance 1523-1875. Two Volume Set.

By: Caruana (Capt A.B.) Leather Set.

Price: £450.00

Publisher: 1994-97, Rotherfield,

Seller ID: 10659

two volumes, large format (32cm x 25cm), teg, coloured endpapers, dark greenûleather, raised bands on spines, a good clean set (heavy item).û(1) The Age of Evolution, xviii + 237pp, 101 illus (from plans, paintings,ûprints etc), tables.û(2) The Age of the System 1715-1815, xii + 500pp, 193 illus (paintings,ûprints, line illustrations). Publisher: Volume I describes the creation of the English gunfoundingûindustry under Henry VIII and Elizabeth, and the gradual move fromûforeign-inspired guns to a domsetic tradition. It continues with theûStuarts, and the arming of the ships during the ... View more info