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Treatise on Future Naval Battles, and How to Fight Them, and on other NavalTactical Subjects, ELLIOT, George, Admiral Sir
Author Name:    ELLIOT, George, Admiral Sir

Title:   Treatise on Future Naval Battles, and How to Fight Them, and on other NavalTactical Subjects

Publisher:    Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1885, 

Seller ID:   39998

ELLIOT, George, Admiral Sir. A Treatise on Future Naval Battles , and How to Fight Them, and on other Naval Tactical Subjects. L: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1885. Pp 121, [9] leaves plates, [6] folding maps, 2 folding litho. plates. Large 8vo, bevelled brown cloth, gilt to front and spine. Extremely detailed and prescient essays on, among other matters, the effect of improvements in gunnery and armour plating on modern naval tactics, originally published in the Illustrated Naval and Military Magazine. Contents include: "Line-of-Battle Ships and Torpedo Vessels"; "Ram Attack and Defence"; "The Gun Attack and Defence in Fleet Actions"; "The Possession ofthe Suez Canal in Time of War"; "England's Exposed Position. Part I.- Home Defences"; "England's Exposed Position. Part II.- Our Defences Abroad"; "S ome Practical Remarks on Designs for Ships of War"; "The Personnel of the Navy"; "Cellular Deck Protection versus Side Armour". With handsome illustrations. Front inner hinge broken, rear hinge starting, rubbed with nicking to head and tail of spine and slight wear to front corners, cloth unevenly sunned, a few spots of soiling, nicking to fore-edge of one plate, else vg. 700.00

Price = 700.00 CDN
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