Here's a stunningly illustrated guide to the ships, weapons, uniforms, and equipment described in Patrick O'Brian's sequence of 20 popular novels about the 19th-century British Royal Navy officer Jack Aubrey and his surgeon colleague Stephen Maturin. Called "the best historical novels every written" by The New York Times, the books have sold more than three million copies and inspired the epic film adaptation starring Russell Crowe. A must for an...
By David Miller
Hardcover: 96 pages
Publisher: Running Press (October 16, 2003)
Product Dimensions: 8.2 x 0.5 x 11.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 599370
Format: PDF ePub djvu book
When I ordered this I expected a book of mostly images with descriptions of modest text. In fact, it is a very impressive work with mostly informative text and a fair number of supportive illustrations. The information is most valuable and of signi