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TRAFALGAR AND THE SPANISH NAVY

Harbron, John D.

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ISBN 10: 0870216953 / ISBN 13: 9780870216954
Published by Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, 1988
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Hooked on History, Inc. (Des Plaines, IL, U.S.A.)

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Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, 1988. 1st printing, Fine/Fine/hardcover/book and dust jacket without any defects, Hardcover, 178pgs. At the beginning of the Napoleonic Wars, the Spanish Navy was the third largest navy in the world. Packed with care and shipped promptly. Bookseller Inventory # BOOKS013102I

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Title: TRAFALGAR AND THE SPANISH NAVY

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

Book Type: Book

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Back by popular demand, this dramatic appraisal of the Spanish Navy and its defeat by the British at Trafalgar in 1805 disproves many long-held beliefs about the competence of the Spanish fleet. The author examines the factors that shaped the development of the Spanish Navy in the eighteenth century and maintains that the well-built ships and skilled forces were nowhere near as ineffective as they are usually represented. The book includes specifics of Spanish warship design and construction and is illustrated with beautiful contemporary plans, engravings, and photographs of ship models, some in full color.

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