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THE BOY'S BOOK OF THE NAVY by J. Cuthbert Hadden

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The
Boy's Book
of
The Navy

ITS SHIPS AND ITS SERVICES
Revised by
J. Cuthbert Hadden
Published circa 1911 by
S.W. Partridge & Co. Ltd., London
A VERY GOOD condition bright
copy with slight wear to corners,
top and bottom of spine and edges.
The back board may have been
damp once as the green is a little
mottled.
No inscriptions and pages
only very lightly browned and mostly spotless. Tissue guard of
coloured frontispiece still present
- pageblock square and tight.

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£12.00 plus postage (included for U.K.)
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From the Preface

"The object of this little volume is to sketch the story of the Navy in a popular manner and quite free of technicalities. At the same time some account is given of ancient navies, so as to trace the marvellous development of the present out of the achievements of the past.

How came ironclads to be built ? Who first originated the idea ? And is there anything in the battle-ship of to-day at all resembling the war-galley or the " wooden walls " of former times ? Nay, more, how can such marvels of steam and steel as modern batte-ships be constructed, and how came they to be brought to their present development ?

Without attempting to relate a full history of the ............"
 

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