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The Naval War of 1812 (Caxton Pictorial Histories series) by  Robert (editor) GARDINER - Hardcover - 2001 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 83345)

The Naval War of 1812 (Caxton Pictorial Histories series)

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The Naval War of 1812 (Caxton Pictorial Histories series)

by GARDINER, Robert (editor)

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ISBN 10
1840673605
ISBN 13
9781840673609
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London: Caxton Publishing / The National Maritime Museum. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2001. Hardcover. 1840673605 . A pictorial history of the War of 1812 from the perspective of both the Royal and U.S. Navies. Originally published in 1998 by Chatham publishing as part of their Chatham Pictorial Histories series, this 2001 later reprint by Caxton Publishing Group. With dozens of black & white illustrations, as well as additional maps, drawings and charts. The ships themselves are depicted on the water, cruising or in battle, as well as scehmatically. The editor drew on a number of other publications to describe the ships and battles; these sources are detailed near the front of the volume. The work is organized by the War on the High Seas, War on the Great Lakes and War on the Coasts, and chronologically in order of the battle sequences. --- In pictorial covers with wrap-around Nicholas Pocock watercolor "The Capture of the British Frigate Java by USS Constitution". Dust jacket repeats the Pocock painting. --- A clean, tightly-bound, bright copy lacking apparent damages. Price-clipped dust jacket also in excellent condition; protected in removable archival mylar protector.; Quarto - 11 to 13 in. tall; 192 pages .

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bookseller
Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
83345
Title
The Naval War of 1812 (Caxton Pictorial Histories series)
Author
GARDINER, Robert (editor)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
1840673605
ISBN 13
9781840673609
Publisher
Caxton Publishing / The National Maritime Museum
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
2001
Keywords
1840673605
Bookseller catalogs
>>Military and Military Leaders; >>History;

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