by David Brown.
Chatham Publishing, 1997.
1st edition. large format hardback [30x25cm]. 224 pages. well illustrated with photos and drawings. ISBN 1861760221 .
fine condition in the dust-jacket.
the author’s first volume in his series on British warship development, studying warship design and development from 1860 to 1905. an important work on Royal Navy warship development through the second half of the 19th century