War-Ships of Europe

By: KING, J. W., Chief Engineer

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KING, J. W., Chief Engineer. The War-Ships of Europe ; being the substance of a work recently published in America ; revised and corrected throughout,with additional notes by an English Naval Architect; and containing a desc ription of the construction, armour, and fighting power of the iron-clads of England and other European powers of the present day. With Illustrations of Iron-Clads Built and Building. Portsmouth: Griffin & Co., 1878. Pp. (i)-xiii, [1], (1)-337, [1] + 23 p. of plates. Frontis. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt titles on spine and gilt illustration of the H.M.S. Téméraire on front board. A comprehensive examination of the various warships in many of the European naval powers during the middle part of the nineteenth century. Though this volume focuses largely on the naval power of the United Kingdom, there are also substantial sections on other European navies, as well as sections on various naval practices and construction methods. Contents: I) The British Navy - Armoured Ships ; II) British Navy - H.M.S. Inflexible ; III) British Navy - H.M.S. Devastation ; IV) British Navy - H.M.S. Thunderer ; V) British Navy - H.M.S. Dreadnought ; VI) British Navy - H.M.Ss. Audacious and Alexandra ; VII) British Navy - H.M.Ss. Téméraire and Shannon ; VIII) British Navy - H.M.Ss. Nelson, Northampton, Warrior, Waterwitch, and Glatton; IX) British Navy - Unarmoured Ships ; X) British Navy - H.M. sloop Pelic an and Perkins; High-Pressure compound engine - The Swift Cruisers Iris andMercury - Corvettes of Iron and Steel - Measured Mile Trials ; XI) Cost of British Armoured Ships ; XII) The French Navy ; XIII) The German Navy ; XI V) The Italian Navy ; XV) The Russian Navy ; XVI) The Armoured Ships of Austria ; XVII) Armoured Ships of the Smaller European Powers ; XVIII) Compound Engines ; XIX) Marine Boilers ; XX) Sea Valves and Cocks - Steering Gear ; XXI) Offensive Torpedo Warfare ; XXII) British Naval Dockyards ; XXIII) Royal Naval College ; XXIV) Conclusion. Rubbed (moderately to head and tail of spine, slightly elsewhere), spine slightly faded, corners bumped, front hinge starting, typed note attached to front paste-down, name inked to ffep, otherwise very nice internally. 400.00

Title: War-Ships of Europe

Author Name: KING, J. W., Chief Engineer

Categories: 41,

Publisher: Griffin and Co., Portsmouth, 1878,:

Seller ID: 52138

Keywords: NAUTICAL NAVAL UNITED KINGDOM GERMANY 19TH CENTURY IRON-CLADS ,