ESSAY ON NAVAL TACTICS, SYSTEMATICAL AND HISTORICAL, 1804

£22.00 £8.00

A fantastic find : the first ever essay on Naval Tactics to be written in English and published on the eve of Trafalgar. It’s author, John Clerk, was a landlubbing Scot whose theories were gleaned from sailor friends, and whose accounts of 18th century naval battles and the tactics used is essential reading for all naval enthusiasts.