Britannia Rules : The Classic Age of Naval History 1793-1815. First Editionin dustjacket

By: PARKINSON, C. Northcote

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PARKINSON, C. Northcote. Britannia Rules : The Classic Age of Naval History1793-1815. London : Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1977). First Printing. Pp. ( 10),3-199,(1), + [16] pp plates. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A popular analysis of the great age of Fighting Sail that seeks to getbeyond national chauvinism to form an accurate estimate of the relative st rengths of contemporary world navies. Contents: Part I: The Wars of the French Revolution, 1793-1801: 1. Government and Admiralty; 2. The Opening Moves; 3. Britain at Bay; 4. Mutiny; 5. Battle for the Mediterranean; 6. The Northern Alliance. Part II: The Wars of the Emperor Napoleon, 1803-1816: 7. Britain and the Third Coalition; 8. Trafalgar; 9. Deadlock; 10. Successes and Setbacks; 11. The American War; 12. The Battle of Algiers. Very good in unclipped dust jacket. 50.00

Title: Britannia Rules : The Classic Age of Naval History 1793-1815. First Editionin dustjacket

Author Name: PARKINSON, C. Northcote

Categories: 78,

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1977, ISBN:0297772872:

Seller ID: 39738

Keywords: NAUTICAL NAVAL UNITED KINGDOM FRANCE UNITED STATES NAPOLEONIC,