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WILSON, H.W. Battleships in Action. L: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., . Two volumes. Pp 337; 384, v. 1 frontis., XXII plates, XXII plans, v. 2 frontis., plates XXIII-LIII, plans XXIII-XLII. 8vo, blue cloth. A comprehensive and splendidly illustrated history of modern armoured ships in war, from the U.S. Civil War to the Battle of Jutand. While focusing on major and well-known conflicts (the Spanish-American War, the Russo-Japanese War, the Great War), the author's meticulous research allows him to consider a host of lesser known wars and actions: the Danish War of 1864, the Austro-Italian War, naval aspects of the Franco-Prussian War, the Russo-Turkish War, and the Battle of Santiago, for example. A monumental study. One plate loose v. 2, both vols. very slightly rubbed, edges specked, spines sunned, occasional spots of foxing internally, else vg. For the set. 250.00
Title: Battleships in Action. 2 vols.
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