The King's Ships
The King's Ships
The King's Ships
The King's Ships

The King's Ships

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together with the important historical episodes connected with the successive ships of the same name from remote times, and a list of names and services of some ancient war vessels

by Halton S. Lecky

London, Horace Muirhead, 1913-14.

3 volumes. 4to [29x22cm]. extensively illustrated, including a series of coloured plates from paintings by N. Sotheby Pitcher, illustrating seamens' dress in various periods of history.

a handsome set, bound in dark blue buckram with red leather lettering pieces to the spines very clean internally

[very heavy books that will require extra shipping costs for overseas destinations]


an impressive alphabetical history of Royal Navy ships with a wealth of historical detail, intended to be published in six volumes, but never progressing beyond volume 3, terminating with "Jupiter".