WHITE, Colin LEWIN, Terence, Admiral of the Fleet, foreword.
Title: End of the Sailing Navy. UK ed,.no dj., inscribed
Publisher:  Kenneth Mason, 1981,
Seller ID: 35082
WHITE, Colin. The End of the Sailing Navy : Victoria's Navy; foreword by Admiral of the Fleet Sir Terence Lewin. (Homewell, Havant, Hampshire) : Kenneth Mason, (1981). Pp 156. Oblong large 8vo, blue cloth. An extensively-illustrated introduction to a transitional period in the Royal Navy's history: that from 1830 to 1870, when rapid changes in technology and in the training of seamen spelled the end of the old navy of the age of fighting sail. Vg. Signed inscription on title page by Colin White to a Mr Oliver thanking him for an image on p.82; also a similar inscription by Kenneth Mason on the title page verso; and Kenneth Douglas-Morris on p.9. 85.00