Dicke, Iain; Dougherty, Martin J.; Jestice, Phyllis J.; Jorgensen, Christer; Rice, Rob S.
Title FIGHTING TECHNIQUES OF NAVAL WARFARE, 1190 BC - PRESENT: STRATEGY, WEAPONS, COMMANDERS, AND SHIPS.
Publisher Thomas Dunne / St. Martin's Press, New York, 2009, first U.S. edition.
Seller ID 25390
256 pp, large 8vo (9 7/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 9780312554538 Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w with photographs, maps/battle plans, profiles, drawings, uniform studies, reproductions. "(A)nalyzes the tactics, techniques, and weaponry of naval warfare from the ancient period to the modern day. Beginning with Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses III's victory over the piratical Sea Peoples in 1190 BC, and coming up-to-date with the use of aircraft carriers and the latest computerized weapons technology, the book covers every significant development in naval warfare over the last 3000 years." Very small shallow dent at top edge of rear board; place, date and signature in ink on free front endpaper. Dust jacket has some area s o f light edge wrinkling, very light rubbing. Very Good+/Very Good