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The Navy as an Instrument of Policy 1558-1727

By Herbert Richmond; E. A. Hughes

1953

University Press : Cambridge

9" by 6.5"

404pp

 

 

 

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A first edition scarce copy of this fascinating posthumous study of the British Navy from the beginning of the Elizabethan period to the end of the Norther War of 1727, by the prolific Royal Navy officer and historian Herbert William Richmond.

Often likened to Alfred Thayer Mahan, the United States naval officer and historian, Richmond was praised by critics as the top British naval historian and the leader of the British Royal Navy's intellectual revolution, that stressed continuing education especially in naval history as essential to the formation of naval strategy. This work was edited by E. A. Hughes.

CONDITION

In the publisher's original cloth binding. Externally, minor shelfwear to extremities. Slight fading and marking to spine. Slight rubbing to spine label. Slight marking to rear board. Light scattered spotting to endpapers. Internally firmly bound. Pages very bright and clean throughout. Faint tidemark to fore edge of pages, only visible to textblock. Cockling to rear pastedown.

Overall Condition: Very Good

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