Bonhomme Richard, 1779. English edition
Bonhomme Richard, 1779. English edition

Bonhomme Richard, 1779. English edition

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by Jean Boudriot

published by the author, 1987.

large format hardback [32x24cm].

very good condition in the dust-jacket 


a fine Boudriot monograph on the late 18th-century warship famed for her defeat of HMS 'Serapis' off Flamborough Head in 1779.

comprises a short historical section, 26 large folding plans with detailed commentary, sections on the guns, ironwork and paintwork, and 8 pages of photographs of two models built from the plans.

translated from the French by David Roberts.