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1 BRASSEY, Thomas, Sir British Navy: Its Strengths, Resources, and Administration. 5 volumes
Longmans, Green & Co., London, 1882, 
BRASSEY, Thomas, Sir. The British Navy : Its Strengths, Resources, and Administration. L.: Longmans, Green & Co., 1882-1883. In five volumes. Volume I: Shipbuilding for the Purposes of War. Pp. (i)-xxxvii, [1], (1)-621, [3] +24 leaves of plates, and 14 folding plates at rear, frontis. Volume II: Mi scellaneous Subjects connected with Shipbuilding for the Purposes of War. Pp. (i)-xvi, (1)-421, [3] + 2 leaves of plates. Volume III: Opinions on the Shipbuilding Policy of the Navy. Pp. (i)-xii, (1)-586, [2]. Volume IV: Dockyards, Reserves, Training, Pensions, being a reprint of Parliamentary Speeches, Letters, Papers and Addresses, with additions. Pp. (i)-xiii, [1], (1)-617, [3]. Volume V: British Seamen. Pp. (i)-viii, (1)-324. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt anchor illustration and black pressed chain-link patterns to front boards and gilt lettering to spines. A comprehensive examination of all things to do with the British Navy, by one of England's foremost nautical historians. Included are section covering the building of the various types of vessels that are a part of the British naval fleets, offensive and defensive weaponry on board the ships, construction methods and dimensions for the ships, the policies associated with shipbuilding and conduct of war, the organization of the navy and the benefits provided to those who fight and those who lead, and a breakdown of the lives of the seamen who do the sailing and fighting on board the vessels. Includes dozens of black and white diagrams, charts, and plates. Volume I: Rubbed, outer hinges worn, inner hinges cracked, light foxing throughout. Volume II: Slightly rubbed, dampstain to front board. Volume III: Slightly rubbed, front outer hinge worn. Volume IV: Lightly rubbed, front hinge starting, rear hinge cracked. Volume V: Very slightly rubbed. Else vg. Signed presentation copy, to former M.P. RobertW. Duff, from Brassey. Includes bookplates "From the Author" on ffeps of V olumes 3 and 4. For the set. 1,500.00

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