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Naval Warfare in the Age of Sail: The Evolution of Fighting Tactics, 1650-1815

Tunstall, Brian; Tracy, Nicholas, Editor

ISBN 10: 1557506019 / ISBN 13: 9781557506016
Published by Naval Institute Press, 1991
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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A crisp clean copy with small scratch to back board, else fine. Dust jacket shows sunning to fore-edge, minor edge-wear, else clean and bright. Reprint of 1990 edition published by British Conway Maritime Press. Cover illustration from a painting by Nicholas Pocock of Duckworth's action off Santa Domingo in 1806. The author was one of the leading naval historians from the 1920's until his death 1970. Extensive black/white illustrations and line drawings. xv+278 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 2046

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Title: Naval Warfare in the Age of Sail: The ...

Publisher: Naval Institute Press

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

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This title traces the evolution of fleet tactics from the Dutch wars of the 17th century to the defeat of the French Empire. It emphasizes the importance of signals and fighting instructions as a key to the way the fleets were actually employed and provides insights into well-known battles.

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