an account of the shiphandling of the sailing man-of-war 1600-1860, based on contemporary sources.
London, Conway Maritime Press, 1985.large format hardback [30x25cm]. 320 pages. well illustrated. ISBN 0851771793 .
very good condition in the dust- jacket, just a little creased at the edges.
an important study of the development of seamanship under sail amongst the world's major navies. the text is complemented by a wealth of clear, accurate drawings by Mark Myers.
2nd printing, with amendments.