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SEAMANSHIP IN THE AGE OF SAIL

by John Harland

Numerous successful reprints of contemporary works on rigging and seamanship indicate the breadth of interest in the lost art of handling square-...

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SLAVER CAPTAIN

Slaver Captain

by John Newton

An Anglican clergyman best remembered as the author of the hymn "Amazing Grace", John Newton was engaged in the slave trade for the first thirty...

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That Hamilton Woman

by Barry Gough

Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson, England’s greatest sailor, fell deeply in love with Emma Hamilton in the years before Trafalgar. This, together...

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The 100-Gun Ship Victory

by John McKay

The three-decker First Rate-Victory, was the most successful 100-gun ship of the period and the flagship of Nelson at Trafalgar. First published in...

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AGE OF SAIL, VOLUME 2

The Age of Sail

by Nicholas Tracy

This second volume of a fascinating and thought-provoking series continues to explore every aspect of international maritime history from 1500 to...

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ANATOMY OF NELSON'S SHIPS

The Anatomy of Nelson's Ships

by C. Nepean Longridge

This complete reference includes many photographs previously unavailable to the general public, nearly 200 line drawings, foldout inboard and...

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The Captain from Connecticut

by Linda M. Maloney

The Captain from Connecticut is the definitive biography of the man who became a national hero as the commander of the USS Constitution in her...

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The Captain Who Burned His Ships

by Gordon S. Brown

This is the first biography of Captain Thomas Tingey, a seminal figure in the early development of the U.S. Navy. It is at the same time a biography...

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The Great Trade Routes

by Phillip Parker

The ancient world saw the expansion of Western Asian, Mediterranean and Polynesian civilizations as transport networks for trade were established....

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The Power and the Glory

by William C. Hammond

The Power and the Glory is the third novel in the historical, nautical fiction series from William C. Hammond. It follows in the wake of A Matter of...

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THE RESTORATION WARSHIP

The Restoration Warship

by Richard Endsor

Superbly researched and expertly illustrated, this study offers one of the most detailed building and career histories of a ship ever written, the...

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The Sea Warriors

by Richard Woodman

The Sea Warriors is the true story of the great frigate captains of the Nelsonic Royal Navy who spent long and arduous years away from their homes...

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The Ship of the Line

by Brian Lavery

The Ship of the Line takes the best models from the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich to tell the story of the evolution of the ship of the line...

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The Sloop of War

by Ian McLaughlan

This is the first in-depth study of the Royal Navy’s vital, but largely ignored small craft. In the age of sail they were built in huge numbers and...

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The Trafalgar Chronicle

by Peter Hore

The Trafalgar Chronicle, the yearbook of The 1805 Club, has established itself as a prime source of information and the publication of choice for new...

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