Twelve British Admirals 1540 - 1805 1904 Navy League publication
£35.00. postage for U.K. included.
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Twelve British Admirals

1540 - 1805

Reprinted from The Navy League Journal

First Published 1904

by

The Navy League

London

See TITLE PAGE

A decorated card backed book, spine a little split at the bottom and the front board is starting to separeate from the page block which is clean and tight.

153 mm. wide 237 mm. tall and 14 mm. thick 193 pages weighing unwrapped 0.5 kilo.


Contents

  • DRAKE. 1540-1596 by H. W. Wilson
  • BLAKE, 1599-1657 by Cdr.H. N. Shore RN
  • BENBOW, 1652-1702 by an Englishwoman
  • ANSON, 1697-1762 by the Earl of Lichfield
  • HAWKE, 1705-1781 Vice-Admiral C. Johnstone
  • BOSCAWEN, 1711-1761 by C. H. Crofts
  • RODNEY, 1719-1792 By Admiral Sir R. Vesey Hamilton
  • HOWE, 1725-1799 by H. W. Wilson
  • DUNCAN, 1731-1804 by H. W. Wilson
  • ST. VINCENT, 1785-1823 by C. H. Crofts
  • COLLINGWOOD, 1748-1810 by Cdr.H. N. Shore RN
  • NELSON, 1758-1805 by Admiral Sir E. R. Freemantle (a third of the book with 3 full page illustrations of HMS Victory + one of Nelson)
  • Each admiral's chapter is illustrated with a reproduction of a painting of the subject.



    The book's title page and content of front paste down showing Constitution of the Navy League

     

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