by Hans Busk.
Richmond Publishing Co., 1971.
ppxvi 312, 127.
very good condition hardback without the dust-jacket. ‘sample copy’ stamp to title-page.
comparison between the British, French and other navies; development and use of steam and the screw-propeller; naval ports and arsenals of France; manning; naval tactics and gunnery; the Board of Admiralty; plus extensive appendices. reprint of an 1859 work.