Britannia's Bulwarks,the achievements of our seamen, the honours of our ships
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edited by Comm. Charles N. Robinson.
London, Army & Navy Illustrated, 1901.
large landscape format hardback. [26x36cm]. 96 pages.
light stain to front cover. rear cover badly marked. wear to corners and spine ends. internally clean and fresh apart from light browning and creasing to end-papers. owner's name to title-page.
a wonderful piece of late Victorian naval promotion, 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