Title: Ironclads in Action, a sketch of naval warfare from 1855 - 1895 with some account of the development of ships in England. Vol 1
The book features a dark blue cover with an inlaid image of a warship colored gold. Inside the book is illustrated throughout with maps and graphics and cutaway sections.
During these years, the ironclad battleships developed rapidly due to the Crimean War and other prominent battles. In this work, Wilson looks at how British battleships developed.
In this work, the author looks at the development of steam ironclad battleships in the mid to late nineteenth century, and looked at the clashes in action that took place during these years. The author also looks at the disasters of battleships at this time, and discusses where he things the navy, its mechanics and operations, will develop moving into the twentieth century. This is volume 1
Size: 24 x 17 cm
Age: 125 years
Condition: The book is in overall good condition for its age. Minimal foxing inside. the bindings are strong With signs of some ware. Some bumps to cover as show in photos.
Ironclads in Action 1896 Illustrated Naval History Adventures Travel Antique book over 100 years old