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THE ROYAL NAVY.
Clowes, Wm. Laird.

THE ROYAL NAVY.

A History from the Earliest Times to the Present. Sampson Low, Marston and Company 1897-1903.
1st Ed. 7 vols. Royal 8vo. 40 photogravure plates, 106 full page ills., numerous ills. Ex.-libris Peter Brook, with the signatures of ‘Francis Owen Wethered Marlow Bucks ...’, light sporadic foxing, some minor splitting to paper at firm hinges, original bright gilt lettered navy cloth with gilt devices to upper boards and spines, spines sl. chipped, minor wear and marking, t.e.g. Sir William Laird Clowes FKC (1 February 1856 – 14 August 1905) was a British journalist and historian whose principal work was The Royal Navy, A History from the Earliest Times to 1900, a text that was well received at the time and remains a standard reference text and in print.
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