Royal Navy. Painted by Norman L. Wilkinson. Described by H. Lawrence Swinburne. With some notes on the Costume of the Sailors of the Past by CommanderCharles N. Robinson, R.N., illustrated by J. Jellicoe. First Edition


SWINBURNE, H. Lawrence. The Royal Navy. Painted by Norman L. Wilkinson. Described by H. Lawrence Swinburne. With some notes on the Costume of the Sailors of the Past by Commander Charles N. Robinson, R.N. Illustrated by J. Jellicoe. London : Adam and Charles Black, (November) 1907. First Edition. Pp. (6),vii-xx,1-378, frontispiece + 60 p. of plates; teg. Large 8vo, pictorial blue cloth with illustration to spine and gilt lettering to front and spine. Contents: 1. The Dawn of Great Britain's Sea Power, 871 to 1485 From Alfred the Great to the Accession of Henry VII; 2. The Tudor Navy, 1485 to 1603 . From the Accession of Henry VII. to the Death of Elizabeth. Howard, Drake, Hawkyns, Frobisher, Essex, etc.; 3. The Navy of the Commonwealth and Restoration, 1603 to 1713 From the Accession of James I. to the Peace of Utrecht. Blake, Penn, Monck, Deane, Duke of York, Lawson, Rupert, Sandwich, Spragge, Herbert, Russell, Rooke, etc.; 4. The Early Georgian Navy, 1713 to 1793 . From the Peace of Utrecht to the Outbreak of the War of the Revolution. Byng, Vernon, Matthews, Lestock, Pocock, Boscawen, Hawke, Keppel, Barrington, Byron, Rodney, Hood, Parker, Graves, Hughes, etc.; 5. The Navy in the War of the French Revolution, 1793 to 1802 - From the Outbreak of the Warof the Revolution to the Peace of Amiens. Hotham, Howe, Bridport, Jervis, Duncan, Nelson, Warren, Saumarez, etc ; 6. The Navy of the Napoleonic Era, 1802 to 1815 - From the Peace of Amiens to the Close of the War against Bonaparte. Calder, Nelson, Collingwood. Strachan, Duckworth, Gambier, Hoste, etc.; 7. The Last of the Wooden Walls, 1815 to 1860 - Algiers, 1816 ; First Burmese War, 1824-26 ; Navarino, 1827 ; Carlist War, 1836-37 ; Syria, 1840 ; First China War, 1839-42 ; New Zealand, 1845-46; Caffre War, 1851-52; Second Burmese War, 1852-53 ; Russian War, 1854-56 ; Indian Mutiny, 1857-58; Second China War, 1856-60; 8. The Navy of Steam and Steel, 1860 to 1902 - New Zealand War, 1860-64; Abyssinia, 1868; Ashantee, 1873-74 ; Perak, 1875-76; South Africa, 1878-79 ; West, East, and Central African Expeditions ; Tr ansvaal, 1881 ; Egypt, 1882 ; Soudan, 1884-85, 1896-98 ; Burmah, 1885-87 ; Crete, 1897-98; Boer War, 1899-1902; China, 1900; 9. The Navy of To-Day, 1902 to 1907 - The Material of the Fleet and its War Organization; 10. The Man Behind the Gun - The Personnel and Administration of the Fleet. The illustrations: 1. H.M.S. Dreadnought, (frontispiece); 2. Ship of the Time of Alfred the Great; 3. The Henry Grace de Dieu, 1515; 4. The Spanish Armada in the Bay of Biscay. 1588; 5. The Dispersal of the Armada in Calais Roads by Fire Ships, 1588; 6. Last Fight of the Revenge, 1591; 7. Blake's Action at Sta. Cruz. 1657; 8. The Battle of Sole Bay. May 28th, 1672; 9. An Early Typeof Frigate, H.M.S. Juno, 1750; 10. The Battle of Quiberon Bay. 1759; 11. L ord Howe's Action with the French off Ushant. June 1st, 1794; 12. Battle ofthe Nile. August 1st, 1798; 13. Action between H.M.S. Phoenix and the Fren ch Frigate Didon. August 10th, 1805; 14. Lord Nelson's Flagship leading theWeather line into Action at Trafalgar. October 21st, 1805; 15. H.M.S. Batt leship Queen, 1839; 16. Auxiliary Steam Battleships; 17. The First British Seagoing Ironclad, H.M.S. Warrior, 1863; 18. An Early Type of Seagoing Turret Ship, H.M.S. Thunderer, 1877; 19. H.R.H. Prince of Wales first Command, Torpedo Boat 79, 1889; 20. The Launch of a Battleship; 21. A Cruiser Actionoff the Scillies, Manoeuvres, 1901; 22. A Training Brig, 1902; 23. A Royal Escort, Arrival of the King of Portugal; 24. H.M. First Class Cruiser Blen heim; 25. A County Cruiser cleared for Action; 26. Cruisers Manoeuvring; 27. Battleships Steaming at Night with all Navigation Lights out; 28. A Coal Hulk, The Pitt now broken up; 29. H.M. Battleships King Edward VII and Queen; 30. Portsmouth Harbour; 31. H.M.S. Albemarle alongside the Railway Jetty, Portsmouth; 32. H.M.S. Victory, Evening; 33. Coaling a Battleship; 34. A River Class Destroyer; 35. H.M.S. St Vincent; 36. Destroyers at Sea; 37. The Entrance to Portsmouth Harbour; 38. Heavy Weather; 39. Destroyer Manoeuvring; 40. H.M. Cruiser Good Hope leaving Portsmouth Harbour; 41. Ships' Boats pulling round the Fleet; 42. An 18-inch Whitehead Torpedo; 43. Battleships Manoeuvring; 44. Gunboats practising at Spithead; 45. The Temperley Coal Transporter. Portsmouth Harbour; 46. A Submarine running Awash; 47. S.S. Lusitania as an Auxiliary Cruiser in Warfare; 48. German Battleships and Destroyers; 49. The Action off Port Arthur between the Japanese and Russians. August 10th, 1904; 50. French Destroyers; 51. Japanese Battleship Asahi ; [The following were done by J. Jellicoe : ] 52. Seaman's Dress, circa A.D. 600 to 1600; 53. ditto circa A.D. 1649 to 1689; 54. ditto circa A.D 1702 to 1750; 55. ditto circa A.D. 1748 to 1778; 56. ditto circa A.D. 1787 to 1812; 57. ditto circa A.D. 1805; 58. ditto circa 1828 to 1833; 59. ditto circa A.D. 1833 to 1843; 60. ditto circa A.D. 1837 to 1897; 61. ditto circa A.D. 1850 to 1900. Spine repaired, new end-papers, spine rubbed, else very good. 140.00

Title: Royal Navy. Painted by Norman L. Wilkinson. Described by H. Lawrence Swinburne. With some notes on the Costume of the Sailors of the Past by CommanderCharles N. Robinson, R.N., illustrated by J. Jellicoe. First Edition

Author Name: SWINBURNE, H. Lawrence ROBINSON, Charles N., Commander WILKINSON, Norman L. JELLICOE, J.

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