Travel & Geography / Adventure Exploration & Travel / Ironclads in Action. A sketch of naval warfare from 1855 to 1895 by H W Wilson. H W Wilson. Sampson Low, Marston & Co 1896, with title pages reading Ironclads in Action a sketch of naval warfare from 1855 to 1895 with some account of the development of the battleship in England, and introduction by captain A T Mahan : second edition:  blue cloth hardcovers with gilt lettering to spine: each volume approximately 6 x 1.5 x 9 inches tall: volume 1, 375 pages. Volume 2, 374 pages: speckled red page edging: black and white photographic illustrations, maps and plans. Contents of volume 1:  Introduction. Capture of Kinburn. The Monitor and the Merriman . The capture of New Orleans. The opening of the Mississippi. The actions off Charleston. The exploits and destruction of the Albemarle. Farragut at Mobile Bay. The capture of Fort Fisher. The southern warfare against commerce. The blockade, the blockade runners, and international law. The battle of Lissa. South American Wars 1865  1870. Naval events of the Franco- German war. Naval operations of the Russo- Turkish war. Actions of the South American coast. The bombardment of the Alexandria forts. Contents of book 2:  French naval operations in Tunis and the East. Naval events of the Chilean Civil War. The Civil War in Brazil. The struggle in the East. The action off Asan and the sinking of the Kowshing. The Yalu  and its lessons. Naval operations at Port Arthur and Wei Hai Wei. The naval battle of To-morrow. Ironclad catastrophes. The development of the English battleship. Although ex Leeds Public Library books with occasional blemishes the two volumes are in clean and good condition: a decorative City of Leeds bookplate to each front fixed endpaper: set of two in ink to front free endpaper of volume 1: circular blind stamped library marks to both volumes: frontispiece to volume 2 reattached: three inconspicuous repairs to the left-hand margins of preliminary pages: overall clean, firm and good .  Please note the shipping surcharge will apply used books
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  • Book Title: Ironclads in Action. A sketch of naval warfare from 1855 to 1895
  • Author: H W Wilson.
  • ISBN: MW00000953210
  • Publisher: Sampson Low
  • Year Published: 1896
  • Our Normal Price: £99.00 GBP ($130.68 USD)
  • 22% Discounted Price: £77.22 GBP ($101.93 USD)
  • Description: Sampson Low, Marston & Co 1896, with title pages reading Ironclads in Action a sketch of naval warfare from 1855 to 1895 with some account of the development of the battleship in England, and introduction by captain A T Mahan : second edition: blue cloth hardcovers with gilt lettering to spine: each volume approximately 6 x 1.5 x 9 inches tall: volume 1, 375 pages. Volume 2, 374 pages: speckled red page edging: black and white photographic illustrations, maps and plans. Contents of volume 1: Introduction. Capture of Kinburn. The Monitor and the Merriman . The capture of New Orleans. The opening of the Mississippi. The actions off Charleston. The exploits and destruction of the Albemarle. Farragut at Mobile Bay. The capture of Fort Fisher. The southern warfare against commerce. The blockade, the blockade runners, and international law. The battle of Lissa. South American Wars 1865 1870. Naval events of the Franco- German war. Naval operations of the Russo- Turkish war. Actions of the South American coast. The bombardment of the Alexandria forts. Contents of book 2: French naval operations in Tunis and the East. Naval events of the Chilean Civil War. The Civil War in Brazil. The struggle in the East. The action off Asan and the sinking of the Kowshing. The Yalu and its lessons. Naval operations at Port Arthur and Wei Hai Wei. The naval battle of To-morrow. Ironclad catastrophes. The development of the English battleship. Although ex Leeds Public Library books with occasional blemishes the two volumes are in clean and good condition: a decorative City of Leeds bookplate to each front fixed endpaper: set of two in ink to front free endpaper of volume 1: circular blind stamped library marks to both volumes: frontispiece to volume 2 reattached: three inconspicuous repairs to the left-hand margins of preliminary pages: overall clean, firm and good . Please note the shipping surcharge will apply
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  • Binding: Hardback
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