A Popular History of the British Navy from the Earliest Times to the Present

W. H. G. Kingston

Published by Gall & Inglis, Edinburgh
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Title: A Popular History of the British Navy from ...

Publisher: Gall & Inglis, Edinburgh

Binding: Original Cloth

Book Condition: Fair

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Thus.


No date (c. 1880) . 560 pages incl. Frontis + 40 in-text illustrations. Green cloth covers with gilt and black lettering and decoration. Dimensions: 7 1/2" by 5 1/2". All page edges gilt. Spine title: "History of the British Navy". Moderate rubbing to edges of boards and spine. 1/4" fraying to cloth at corners of boards. Gutters cracked at hinges. Front free endpaper missing. No signatures. Text block in good condition. Cloth covers clean and fairly bright. Some fading to spine. Contents: Introductory Remarks; Early English Ships; The Navy in the Days of the Plantagenets; Ships and Commerce to the Reign of Henry VII. ; Establishment of the Royal Navy of England; Reign of Elizabeth; Reign of James the First; Reign of Charles the Second and James the Second; A View of Naval Affairs in Charles the Second's Reign; Reign of William and Mary; Reign of Queen Anne; Reign of George the First and Second; Reign of George the Third; Ditto; Ditto; War with United States of America to the War in Syria; First War with China, and Efforts to Suppress the Slave Trade; Warfare in South American, Chinese, and Russian Waters; Polar Voyages; Characteristics of British Seamen; Ships of War of the Present Day; Modern Engines of War.; 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 003911

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