Britannia's Bulwarks,the achievements of our seamen, the honours of our ships
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Robinson, Comm. Charles N. London, Army & Navy Illustrated, 1901 edited by Comm. Charles N. Robinson.
London, Army & Navy Illustrated, 1901.
large landscape format hardback. [26x36cm]. 96 pages.
light damp staining to the lower cover and extreme edge of front cover. internally clean and fresh.
a wonderful piece of late Victorian naval propaganda, celebrating the achievements of the British navy.
the book is notable for the 48 fine full page colour plates from paintings by Charles Dixon, each double-spread plate depicts a warship from the past opposite a ship of the corresponding name from the Victorian navy