Hill, J.R., general editior. Consultant editor, Bryan Ranft.
Title THE OXFORD ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE ROYAL NAVY.
Publisher Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1995, Ist printing.
Seller ID 10401
480 pp, large 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, maps, drawings, reproductions, color plates. "The definitive one-volume history of the Royal Navy: 14 expert contributors tell the fascinating story of this great national institution from the Viking invasions to the Falklands War; includes insights into naval life and the Navy's role in society - political, economic, social; lavishly illustrated with hundreds of pictures, many in colour, showing personalities, vessels, and campaigns; unique 'Action Stations' features show how ships were manned for battle in various periods, such as HMS Victory in 1805 or HMS Iron Duke in 1916." Very light wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkles. VG+/VG