Great Harry's Navy : How Henry VIII Gave England Seapower. 1st in dj.

By: MOORHOUSE, Geoffrey

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MOORHOUSE, Geoffrey. Great Harry's Navy : How Henry VIII Gave England Seapower . (London): Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (2005). First Printing. Pp. (10),xi-xxviii,1-372, + 16 p. of colour plates. Illustrated. 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt letttering to spine. A thorough survey of the rise of England's naval superiority. Contents: 1. Business in Great Waters; 2. The Inheritance; 3. A Nation Defined by the Sea; 4. The Enemies; 5. Disaster off Brittany; 6. A Quest for Glory; 7. Creating a Fleet; 8. The Gunnery Revolution; 9. Henry Meets His Match; 10. A Small World; 11. A Vanished Greatness; 12. The Greatest Failure; 13. The Gathering Storm; 14. The Last Hurrah; 15. 'Oh, my gallant men!'; 16. D'Annebault's Gaffe; 17. The Final Pieces; 18. The Legacy; 19. The Payoff. Expunged inscription to title page, else vg in clean, crisp, unclipped dust jacket. 22.50

Title: Great Harry's Navy : How Henry VIII Gave England Seapower. 1st in dj.

Author Name: MOORHOUSE, Geoffrey

Categories: 78,

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 2005, ISBN:0297645447:

Seller ID: 86445

Keywords: NAUTICAL NAVAL UNITED KINGDOM ROYAL NAVY TUDOR ENGLAND ENGLISH BRITISH EXPLORATION,