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The Arming and Fitting of English Ships of War, 1600-1815 Hardcover


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  • Hardcover: 319 pages
  • Publisher: US Naval Institute Press (December 12, 1989)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0870210092
  • ISBN-13: 978-0870210099
  • Product Dimensions: 12 x 10.1 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.9 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #622,657 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on February 4, 1999
Format: Hardcover
I found this to be an excellent reference with two caveats... after buying the book online I was mildly disappointed to discover the cover illustration was in no way indicative of the interior illustrations. The entire book consists of line drawings and B&W photos, most poorly executed, but adequate for the purpose of the book. Second, the book slights the 17th century and is really more useful to readers interested in the ships of the 18th century. Otherwise, the information provided is substantial and a good companion to Nelson's Navy.
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on June 24, 1995
Format: Hardcover
Nice diags, lucid explanations of rigging, guns, hull, etc.
A lot of the pics also appear in "Nelson's Navy", so if you
have that, don't bother.
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on January 19, 1997
Format: Hardcover
This is a vast collection of information, fully illustrated with photos of models and contemporary engravings, outlining developments as they were made in the English man-of-war. Lifestyles, customs, and fighting tactics, and their relationship to changes in architecture and fittings, are also covered
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Le Tian on October 5, 2008
Format: Hardcover
I am a modeler reside in China,and my English level is low.so a book has more photos and draws is usefull for me.This book has detailed content,wonderful photos,perfect draws.I think it is usefull for all modeler.
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