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American Civil War   2 Books
COLOMB (Rear-Adml. P.H.) Naval Warfare: Its Ruling, Principles & Practice Historically Treated. 1st Ed., xii+448pp., 47 maps, plans & sketches. W.H. Allen & Co. 1891  #54844
[HLMainPic] Historical treatise on (mainly) British naval operations from the days of Henry VIII, with much on Dutch wars of the later 17th Century, Napoleonic wars (with much on the West Indies &c.), American Civil War &c., usefully divided into sibject areas such as: The Struggle for The Command of the Sea; Attempts to Gain Command of the Sea; Attacks on Territory from the Sea, &c. Orig. blue cloth, complete with all maps, plans &c. but rather shaken & worn, dampstaining to edges of some leaves & plates, sound thus. See illustration on our website.   £30
WILSON (H.W.) Battleships in Action. 1st Ed., 2 Vols., xiv+337 & xiii+384pp., approx. 100 illus., battle plans &c. VG in chipped dws. Sampson, Low, Marston & Co. nd [1926].  #59737
[HLMainPic] Important & well-illustrated study from inception of ironclads to close of WW1. Orig. blue cloth, blocked black, VG in chipped & sl. torn but generally VG dws. See illustration on our website.   £75


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