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The English Sea Ordnance 1523 - 1875.  [deluxe edition]  -  Adrian Caruana

£375.00

  • The English Sea Ordnance 1523 - 1875.  [deluxe edition]  -  Adrian Caruana

The English Sea Ordnance 1523 – 1875. [deluxe edition] – Adrian Caruana

Caruana, Adrian B.
Jean Boudriot Publications, 1994 – 1997

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2 volumes. 4to [32x25cm]. ppxviii 238, xii 500. illustrated

fine condition. small private book-plate on front paste-downs

the de-luxe edition of this magnificent work, being the first truly comprehensive study of the armament of the Royal Navy over three centuries, from 1523 to 1875

Volume 1: 1523 – 1715,  The Age of Evolution.   Volume 2:  1715 – 1815,  The Age of the System

Sadly, the author died before the work was completed, and only these two volumes were published

This set is number 10 of only fifty issued in a deluxe binding of full dark green morocco leather, ruled and lettered in gilt on the spine