The Ramparts Of Empire - A View Of The Navy From An Imperial Standpoint Hardcover

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Date: 1910

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Patriotic reflections on naval warfare in the age of Empire. This is the elusive first edition of a book later reprinted under different title. Ultramarine cloth with titling and ornate motif in gold. With 16 colour plates by Norman Wilkinson and Rose Barton including a reproduction of the flag used on H.M.S. 'Victory' for Lord Nelson's signals at Trafalgar. Beautiful illustrations including the frontispiece, protected with tissue. of Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square. Includes a dedication to Nelson.

pp. viii, 271. 199 pages - decorated cloth - 15x21cm. With 32 full-page pictures in colour.

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Publisher: London : Adam and Charles Black

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English

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Date Added: 2020-07-02

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