Bermuda Forts 1612-1957. Second Printing in dustjacket

By: HARRIS, Edward Cecil

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HARRIS, Edward Cecil. Bermuda Forts 1612-1957. (The Old Royal Naval Dockyard, Bermuda) : Bermuda Maritime Museum Press, June, 2001. Second Printing. Pp (12),13-358,(2). Illustrated. Maps. Index. 4to, dark grey leatherette, gilt to front board and spine. "Since the beginning of settlement in 1612, the history of Bermuda and its fortification against attack have gone hand inhand. From the 1780s, the Island was also a vital bastion in the defence o f the British Empire. Now Bermuda Forts presents and unparalleled investigation of that history and the military structures that evolved with it. Replete with more than 400 colour and black-and-white illustrations, the book is the result of 15 years of archival and archaeological research–a must foreveryone interested in the heritage of this remarkable island, and in the international legacy of British coastal defence work." (from the dj). Contents : 1. The First English Fortifications in the New World, 1585-1611. 2. Bermuda Before Settlement in 1612. 3. Bermuda Forts in the First Decade of Settlement, 1612-1622. 4. The Later Colonial Works, 1623-1782. 5. Andrew Durnford and the Corps of Royal Engineers, 1783-1808. 6. The Bermuda Dockyard and its Consorts, 1809-1864. 7. Forts in the Rifled Muzzle Loader Period, 1865-1898. 8. Imperial Fortress, the Breech Loader Period, 1899-1938. 9. Coastal Defence in the Second World War and Later, 1939-1957. 10. Camps, Magazines and Historic Artillery. Appendix: Regiments at Bermuda, 1701-1957. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good in dustjacket. 45.00

Title: Bermuda Forts 1612-1957. Second Printing in dustjacket

Author Name: HARRIS, Edward Cecil

Categories: 83,

Publisher: Bermuda Maritime Museum Press, The Old Royal Naval Dockyard, Bermuda, 2001, ISBN:0921560117:

Seller ID: 109584

Keywords: BERMUDA FORTS FORTIFICATION MILITARY NAUTICAL ARCHITECTURE ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY PICTORIAL,