Reply to Some Strictures in the Quarterly Review (No. XIX) on Indian-Built Ships

By: PERING, Richard

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PERING, Richard. A Reply to Some Strictures in the Quarterly Review (No. XIX) on Indian-Built Ships ; To Which are Annexed, Economical Recommendationsfor Effectually Preserving the British Navy on the Return of Peace, whereb y Millions of Money may be Saved to the Country! Plymouth-Dock: Printed andPublished by Congdon and Hearle, 1814. Pp 62. 8vo, stitched wraps. A docum ent that treats two chief controversies: first, that of the relative advantages of treenails and copper fasteners for naval shipbuilding (a discussionengendered by the Royal William disaster), in which the author argues the superiority of copper bolts; second, that of the best method of maintainingwarships in times of peace, with the author arguing for a massive system o f protected slips. Rubbing and nicking to edges, small ink-stain to title-page, light thumbing to a few leaves, else vg. 350.00

Title: Reply to Some Strictures in the Quarterly Review (No. XIX) on Indian-Built Ships

Author Name: PERING, Richard

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Publisher: Congdon and Hearle, 1814,:

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