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Fleet Battle And Blockade: The French Revolutionary War 1793 1797
This volume is one of a major series which describes the great maritime events of the pre-photographic era from contemporary paintings, prints, drawings, charts and plans. Based on the incomparable collections of the National Maritime Museum at Greenwich, the project has involved selecting from over 66,000 prints and drawings and over 100,000 plans and charts. The variety ...more
Published January 1st 2004 by Booksales
(first published 1997)
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the first of a series of books starting in 1793 and ending in 1815 with England as the ruler of the high seas.Each book deals with a specific period ,with chapters on incidents within that period.There are also chapters on different types of ships and their function.With extensive access to archives from the national maritime museum there are countless contempory drawings by artists and seamen who actually served on the ships depicted.