NELSON'S BATTLES: THE ART OF VICTORY IN THE AGE OF SAIL.

By: Tracy, Nicholas.

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Book Condition: Near Fine


224 pp, small 4to (approx 10 1/2" H). Profusely illustrated in b&w with portraits, maps, drawings, battle plans, etc. "(A) brilliant study of those naval battles which played such an important role in Napoleon's defeat, and a significant contributions to the study of the development of strategy and naval tactics in the eighteenth century. It also makes a close study of the Admiral's art which, during Nelson's early years, developed faster than at any time since the seventeenth century, and which Nelson himself mastered consummately - covers in detail all the aspects of this story: the great sea battles, the ships and their armament, strategy, battle tactics, signals and instructions and, not least, the protagonist himself."

Title: NELSON'S BATTLES: THE ART OF VICTORY IN THE AGE OF SAIL.

Author Name: Tracy, Nicholas.

Categories: Military - Napoleonic, Military - Naval, Sailing & The Sea, Military - Naval: Napoleonic,

Edition: Reissue

Publisher: London, Caxton: 2001

ISBN Number: 1840673575

ISBN Number 13: 9781840673579

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 23436

Keywords: Horatio Nelson, British Navy, St. Vincent, Trafalgar, Napoleonic Wars, Naval battles, Sailing ships, Napoleon, Strategy, Naval tactics, Admirals, Nile, Copenhagen, Ship design, Drill, Sea powers, Camperdown, Signals, Ship of Line, Baltic, Early 19th Century, Age of Sail, Admirals, Naval Battles, Napoleonic Era, Armament, Weapons, Cannons.,