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The Bomb Vessel Granado, 1742 (Anatomy of the Ship)

Goodwin, Peter

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ISBN 10: 0870211781 / ISBN 13: 9780870211782
Published by Naval Institute Press, 1989
Condition: As New Hardcover
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Like New Book. First Edition, First Printing. NOT a remainder. NOT a book club edition. Published by Naval Institute Press, 1989. Tan cloth boards with bright gold stamped spine lettering. Book is like new with some light spots along top of pages; otherwise clean and unmarked. Tight, sharp corners, bright spine lettering. Dust jacket is like new. No writing, highlighting, underlining, dog ears, etc. No rips, tears, etc. Pages and boards crisp and straight. Spine un-broken with no spine lean. Book in un-read condition. A very nice collectible copy of this comprehensive volume from the Anatomy of the Ship series. 125 pages. ISBN: 0-87021-178-1. 100% positive feedback. 30 day money back guarantee. NEXT DAY SHIPPING! Excellent customer service. Please email with any questions or if you would like a photo. All books packed carefully and ships with free delivery confirmation/tracking. All books come with free bookmarks. Ships from Sag Harbor, New York. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-14249153522

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Title: The Bomb Vessel Granado, 1742 (Anatomy of ...

Publisher: Naval Institute Press

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: As New

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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Built as a floating siege engine able to withstand the recoil of shell-firing mortars, the "Granado was one of twelve bomb vessels supplementing the depleted British fleet at the outbreak of the War of Jenkins' Ear in 1739. This book begins with a brief description of the development of bomb vessels, from the early "galiote a "bombe built in 1682 to the World War II monitors used for coastal bombardment, and continues with an in-depth description of the Granado, a summary of the ship's career, and more than 250 detailed illustrations. The book also provides insights into fictional hero Jack Aubrey's first command, the "Sophie, a 14-gun brig-sloop with a quarterdeck and stern windows. First published in 1989, this reprint includes a new fold-out large-scale plan on the reverse of the book jacket.

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Peter Goodwin is widely acknowledged as one of the leading writers on the sailing warship. His published titles include the classic The Construction and Fitting of the Sailing Man of War (Conway, 1990), The Naval Cutter 'Alert' (in the Conway Anatomy of the Ship series) and the acclaimed Nelson's Ships: A Comprehensive History of the Vessels In Which he Served 1771-1805 (Conway, 2002). He is Keeper and Curator of HMS Victory, in HM Naval Base Portsmouth, and lives in Southsea, Hants.

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