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Memoirs of the Rise and Progress of the Royal Navy  -  Charles Derrick

£395.00

  • Memoirs of the Rise and Progress of the Royal Navy  -  Charles Derrick

Memoirs of the Rise and Progress of the Royal Navy – Charles Derrick

Derrick, Charles
London, printed for H. Teape, 1806

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A detailed naval history from the reign of Henry VII through to 1805. includes details of the warships, with useful appendices of rates and classes, dockyards, number of shipwrights, numbers of ships built of various tonnages, 1646-1792, naval gunnery, etc

Memoirs of the Rise and Progress of the Royal Navy. London, printed for H. Teape, 1806. 4to [27x22cm]. pp[vi] ii 309, [xxvi]. frontispiece engraving

usual foxing and browning to frontispiece, also affecting title-page to some extent, otherwise a good clean copy in the original sheep backed boards. edge wear to the boards and rubbing to spine, with some loss at at foot