STEAM, STEEL & SHELLFIRE: THE STEAM WARSHIP 1815-1905 (CONWAY'S HISTORY OF THE SHIP SERIES)

London, UK: Conway Mariitme Press, 1992. Hardcover. 192 pp; after three hundred years of dependence upon the broadside armed sailing man-of-war; the world's battlefleets were to change out of all recognition in the span of a single lifetime; sail was replaced by steam. wooden hull construction with iron and then steel, and the shell-firing gun encouraged the adoption of armour plate. Profusely illustrated with highly detailed b & w photos and line drawings. This edition is limited to 2,000 copies of which this is No. 441. As New / as new. Item #72110
ISBN: 0851776086

Price: $75.00

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