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The Campaign of the Spanish Armada., KEMP, PETER:

Author Name    KEMP, PETER:

Title   The Campaign of the Spanish Armada.

Publisher    Phaidon. Oxford. 1988 1st edition

Seller ID   72242

Size 8.5 x 10.0 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Red endpapers. 159pp. With b/w and colour photographs and illustrations. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. The story of an ill-fated venture, in which naval tactics played a crucial part, particularly in the narrow waters of the English Channel. The Armada that set out in the summer of 1588, with such high hopes and convinced that God was on its side, a few months later limped home, a battered and broken force, and in its defeat lay King Philip's shattered ambitions for empire. The author gives the military and naval historian's view, complemented by illustrations from contemporary paintings, artefacts and charts, many reproduced in colour.

Military Subjects::Naval History PETER KEMP, Campaign, Spanish Armada, ill-fated venture, naval tactics, English Channel, 1588, battered, broken, King Philip, contemporary paintings, artefacts, charts, photographs Naval Military Maritime first edition dustwrapper History

Price = 8.00 GBP


Fighter! Luftwaffe Fighter Planes and Pilots. Foreword by Alfred Price., HELD, WERNER:
Fighter! Luftwaffe Fighter Planes and Pilots. Foreword by Alfred Price.

Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1986. 123rd edition., WISDEN
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1986. 123rd edition.

Seventy-Seven Clocks. The new Bryant & May Mystery., FOWLER, CRISTOPHER:
Seventy-Seven Clocks. The new Bryant & May Mystery.

Marie Stopes A Checklist of Her Writings, EATON, Peter / WARNICK, Marilyn
Marie Stopes A Checklist of Her Writings

Taking Tea With Clarice Cliff. A Celebration of her Art Deco Teaware. Photography by Michael Slaney & Leonard Griffin., GRIFFIN, LEONARD:
Taking Tea With Clarice Cliff. A Celebration of her Art Deco Teaware. Photography by Michael Slaney & Leonard Griffin.

Postwar Sports Cars. The Modern Classics., DYMOCK, ERIC:
Postwar Sports Cars. The Modern Classics.

Masterpieces of German Poetry. Translated in the measure of the originals. With illustrations by Louis Wanke., HEDLEY, F.H.:
Masterpieces of German Poetry. Translated in the measure of the originals. With illustrations by Louis Wanke.

Lloyd George. The People’s Champion. 1902-1911., GRIGG, JOHN:
Lloyd George. The People’s Champion. 1902-1911.

 


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