Author:Bigot de Morogues, Sébastien François

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A System of Naval Tactics; Combining the Established Theory With General Practice, and Particularly With the Present Practice of the British Navy.

By: Bigot de Morogues, Sébastien François

Price: £400.00

Publisher: London, Printed for David Steel, at His Navigation Warehouse, Little Tower Hill: 1797

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030341

Condition: Good


188pp, illustrated by colour figures, distinguishing the different columns or squadrons in every evolution. Rebound with new leather backstrip and new gilt on red spine title label, 5 raised bands, original boards retained. Some edge rubbing/loss to boards. General foxing throughout, portrait frontispiece has repair to 1 corner, slightly affecting illustration. A few minor edge tears, longer tear to pages 183/4 with minor loss. Pages 3/4 are missing and appear to have been so when rebound, otherwise contents complete. Fascinating study of a key time in naval history. Extremely scarce, only fou... View more info