On the Modification which the Ships of the Royal Navy…

On the Modification which the Ships of the Royal Navy have Undergone During the Present Century in Respect to Dimensions, Form, Means of Propulsion, and Power of Attack and Defence; Together with a Letter on the Steam Navy of France. by REED, Sir Edward James (1830-1906) < >
The state of the Royal Navy in 1858

On the Modification which the Ships of the Royal Navy have Undergone During the Present Century in Respect to Dimensions, Form, Means of Propulsion, and Power of Attack and Defence; Together with a Letter on the Steam Navy of France.

London : Robertson Brooman & Co. “Mechanics’ Magazine” and Patent Office. [1859]. 8vo, 32pp, stab-stitched, original green printed wrappers, fine.
A reprint of a paper read before the Society of Arts, London, 15th December 1858 comparing the relative strengths of the Franch and British navies.

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