Books for Readers of Naval Historical Fiction. - Age of Sail

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The list author says: "These are good books for readers of sailing historical fiction. If you are reading C. S. Forester's Horatio Hornblower, Dudley Pope's Lord Ramage, Dewey Lambdin's Alan Lewrie, Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey/Maturin books, Richard Woodman's Nathaniel Drinkwater, Alexander Kent's Bolitho Novels, C. Northcote Parkinson's Richard Delancey Novels and/or the many good books, these books will help understand what it going on in the novels.

See my other list for more great books."
Navies and the American Revolution, 1775-1783 (Chatham Pictorial Histories)
1.  Navies and the American Revolution, 1775-1783 (Chatham Pictorial Histories) by Robert Gardiner
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  "Many of the Napoleonic War nautical fiction series starts during American Revolution."
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Fleet Battle & Blockade: The French Revolutionary War 1793-1797
2.  Fleet Battle & Blockade: The French Revolutionary War 1793-1797 by Robert Gardiner
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  "This Caxton series is the best to get a good picture of the Naval action that goes with your favorite Captain."
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Nelson Against Napoleon: From the Nile to Copenhagen 1798-1801 (Caxton Pictorial Histories)
3.  Nelson Against Napoleon: From the Nile to Copenhagen 1798-1801 (Caxton Pictorial Histories) by Robert Gardiner
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Campaign Of Trafalgar: 1803-1805
4.  Campaign Of Trafalgar: 1803-1805 by Robert Gardiner
$24.95   Used & New from: $1.95

Victory of Seapower: Winning the Napoleonic War 1806-1814
5.  Victory of Seapower: Winning the Napoleonic War 1806-1814 by Richard Woodman
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The Naval War of 1812 (Chatham Pictorial Histories)
6.  The Naval War of 1812 (Chatham Pictorial Histories) by R. Gardner
Used & New from: $11.94

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Nelson's Navy (Elite)
7.  Nelson's Navy (Elite) by Philip Haythornthwaite
$14.04   Used & New from: $5.37
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Nelson's Sailors (Warrior)
8.  Nelson's Sailors (Warrior) by Gregory Fremont-Barnes
$17.06   Used & New from: $6.95
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

British Napoleonic Ship-of-the-Line (New Vanguard)
9.  British Napoleonic Ship-of-the-Line (New Vanguard) by Angus Konstam
$11.40   Used & New from: $7.64
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Napoleonic Naval Armaments 1792-1815 (New Vanguard)
10.  Napoleonic Naval Armaments 1792-1815 (New Vanguard) by Chris Henry
$13.52   Used & New from: $8.63
3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

French Warship Crews 1789-1805: From the French Revolution to Trafalgar (Warrior)
11.  French Warship Crews 1789-1805: From the French Revolution to Trafalgar (Warrior) by Terry Crowdy
$13.69   Used & New from: $6.00
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Napoleon's Sea Soldiers (Men-at-Arms)
12.  Napoleon's Sea Soldiers (Men-at-Arms) by Rene Chartrand
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Ships of the American Revolutionary Navy (New Vanguard)
13.  Ships of the American Revolutionary Navy (New Vanguard) by Mark Lardas
$14.69   Used & New from: $5.17
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

The Hornblower Companion: An Atlas and Personal Commentary on the Writing of the Hornblower Saga
14.  The Hornblower Companion: An Atlas and Personal Commentary on the Writing of the Hornblower Saga by C. S. Forester
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  "If you are reading Hornblower or other series this is a must have."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

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Frigates of the Napoleonic Wars
15.  Frigates of the Napoleonic Wars by Robert Gardiner
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The 50-Gun Ship (Shipshape)
16.  The 50-Gun Ship (Shipshape) by Rif Winfield
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  "The HMS Leopard is the featured ship in this book."
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The Frigate Surprise: The Complete Story of the Ship Made Famous in the Novels of Patrick O'Brian
17.  The Frigate Surprise: The Complete Story of the Ship Made Famous in the Novels of Patrick O'Brian by Brian Lavery
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Harbors and High Seas, 3rd Edition : An Atlas and Geographical Guide to the Complete Aubrey-Maturin Novels of Patrick O'Brian, Third Edition
18.  Harbors and High Seas, 3rd Edition : An Atlas and Geographical Guide to the Complete Aubrey-Maturin Novels of Patrick O'Brian, Third Edition by John Hattendorf
$17.30   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (68 customer reviews)

Patrick O'Brian's Navy: The Illustrated Companion to Jack Aubrey's World
19.  Patrick O'Brian's Navy: The Illustrated Companion to Jack Aubrey's World by Richard O'Neill
$21.05   Used & New from: $11.07
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews)

Nelson's Navy: The Ships, Men, and Organization, 1793-1815
20.  Nelson's Navy: The Ships, Men, and Organization, 1793-1815 by Brian Lavery
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The Arming and Fitting of English Ships of War, 1600-1815
21.  The Arming and Fitting of English Ships of War, 1600-1815 by Brian Lavery
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  "More info than you need to write a book about British Naval ships."
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The Wooden World: An Anatomy of the Georgian Navy
22.  The Wooden World: An Anatomy of the Georgian Navy by N. A. M. Rodger
$20.57   Used & New from: $2.36
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Nelson's Men O' War: In Conjunction with the National Maritime Museum
23.  Nelson's Men O' War: In Conjunction with the National Maritime Museum by Peter Goodwin
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The Fall of Toulon: The Last Opportunity to Defeat the French Revolution (Cassell Military Paperbacks)
24.  The Fall of Toulon: The Last Opportunity to Defeat the French Revolution (Cassell Military Paperbacks) by Bernard Ireland
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The War for All the Oceans: From Nelson at the Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo
25.  The War for All the Oceans: From Nelson at the Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo by Roy Adkins
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  "A very good general history of the period."
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Broadsides: The Age of Fighting Sail, 1775-1815
26.  Broadsides: The Age of Fighting Sail, 1775-1815 by Nathan Miller
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Naval Warfare in the Age of Sail: The Evolution of Fighting Tactics, 1650-1815
27.  Naval Warfare in the Age of Sail: The Evolution of Fighting Tactics, 1650-1815 by Brian Tunstall
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Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections: Man-Of-War
28.  Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections: Man-Of-War by Stephen Biesty
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Cochrane: The Real Master and Commander
29.  Cochrane: The Real Master and Commander by David Cordingly
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The Sea Warriors
30.  The Sea Warriors by Richard Woodman
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  "Read more true stories of sailors."
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Six Frigates: The Epic History of the Founding of the U.S. Navy
31.  Six Frigates: The Epic History of the Founding of the U.S. Navy by Ian W. Toll
$12.30   Used & New from: $4.97
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