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

By: Coad (J.C.)

Price: £185.00

Publisher: 1989,

Seller ID: 6088


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 ... View more info