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.