1869 SIGNED Iron Clad Ships British Military Tactics Navy Illustrated Naval

REED, Edward James

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Edward James Reed (1830 – 1906) was a British Naval architect known as the Chief naval Constructor for the Royal Navy. His tenure oversaw the transition from wooden to iron clad ships, and he continued designing warships for other countries, many of which, the British Royal Navy purchased.

 

A rare, mid-19th-century printing of the “Our Iron-Clad Ships” gives a thorough and in-depth look into the transition, creation, and necessity of iron-clad ships for the British Navy including; early European iron-clads, different sizes, remarks of sailing capabilities, armor thickness, naval guns, ship structure, steam power, sea sailing capacity, dimensions, costs, turret ships, rams, and ship conversions into iron-clads. This work features 15 illustrations and is signed by the author!

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1869 SIGNED Iron Clad Ships British Military Tactics Navy Illustrated Naval  

Edward James Reed (1830 – 1906) was a British Naval architect known as the Chief naval Constructor for the Royal Navy. His tenure oversaw the transition from wooden to iron clad ships, and he continued designing warships for other countries, many of which, the British Royal Navy purchased.

 

A rare, mid-19th-century printing of the “Our Iron-Clad Ships” gives a thorough and in-depth look into the transition, creation, and necessity of iron-clad ships for the British Navy including; early European iron-clads, different sizes, remarks of sailing capabilities, armor thickness, naval guns, ship structure, steam power, sea sailing capacity, dimensions, costs, turret ships, rams, and ship conversions into iron-clads. This work features 15 illustrations and is signed by the author!

 

Item number: #5320

Price: $499

REED, Edward James

Our iron-clad ships: Their qualities, performances, and cost; With chapters on turret ships, iron-clad rams etc.

London: Murray, 1869. First Edition

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages

o   [xxxii], 332

  • Provenance: “The Right Hon. Lord Henry Gordon Lennox. With the best respect and regards of The Author Dec.‘69”

o   Lord Henry Lennox, was a British Conservative politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1846 to 1885

  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~8.5in X 6in (21.5cm x 15cm)

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5320

Categories

Military & War

European History

Authors

REED, Edward James

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete