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#1
The Golden Age of Maritime Maps: When Europe Discovered the World
Catherine Hofmann, Hélène Richard & Emmanuelle Vagnon.
Publisher: Firefly.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781770852389.  Daedalus Item Code: 64602
 
First appearing in 13th-century Italy, portolan charts were parchment atlases prized by sailors as navigational aids, and were used to interest wealthy sponsors in empire-building. Shown here in more ... (Read More)
 
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#2
HMS Warrior 1860: Victoria's Ironclad Deterrent
Andrew Lambert.
Publisher: Naval Institute.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781591143826.  Daedalus Item Code: 64290
 
A revolutionary ship symbolizing British naval might in the Victorian age, HMS Warrior was the world's first iron-hulled armored warship, and is now a main attraction at England's Portsmouth ... (Read More)
 
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#3
Empire of the Seas: How the Navy Forged the Modern World
Brian Lavery.
Publisher: Conway.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781591142348.  Daedalus Item Code: 64289
 
For four centuries the Royal Navy made Britain the most powerful nation on earth, but its impact goes far beyond battles on the high seas. Gorgeously illustrated with page-filling color photos and ... (Read More)
 
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#4
Great Harry's Navy: How Henry VIII Gave England Seapower
Geoffrey Moorhouse.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781407248677.  Daedalus Item Code: 51173
 
If he is best remembered for his six wives and gluttonous appetite, Henry VIII's complex domestic life overshadows an all-but-forgotten fact: he founded what would become the Royal Navy. His vision ... (Read More)
 
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#5
Power at Sea: Three-Volume Set
Lisle A. Rose.
Publisher: Missouri.   Format: boxed set.
Daedalus Item Code: 61709
 
The 20th century was preeminently an age of warring states and collapsing empires, notes historian Lisle Rose in this three-volume, slipcased chronicle, tracing the emergence of sea power after the ... (Read More)
 
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#6
The Sea & Civilization: A Maritime History of the World
Lincoln Paine.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400044092.  Daedalus Item Code: 63736
 
In his wave-making revision of world history through the lens of maritime enterprise, Lincoln Paine reveals how knowledge, language, religion, and entire cultures spread across and along the world's ... (Read More)
 
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#7
Into the Jaws of Death: The True Story of the Legendary Raid on Saint-Nazaire
Robert Lyman.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781782064473.  Daedalus Item Code: 61312
 
On the night of March 28, 1942, in one of the most audacious raids of World War II, 600 British commandos and seamen set out across the English Channel in a flotilla bound for occupied France. They ... (Read More)
 
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#8
Real Pirates: The Untold Story of the Whydah from Slave Ship to Pirate Ship
Barry Clifford & Kenneth J. Kinkor, with Sharon Simpson. Kenneth Garrett, photos.
Publisher: National Geographic.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781426202629.  Daedalus Item Code: 63585
 
A slave ship, built to transport captives from Africa to the Caribbean, the Whydah made one such voyage before being captured in 1717 by Sam Bellamy, the boldest pirate of his day. Two months ... (Read More)
 
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#9
Mutiny on Board HMS Bounty
William Bligh. Pete Goss, foreword.
Publisher: Adlard Coles Nautical.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781472907219.  Daedalus Item Code: 63030
 
Perhaps the most famous mutiny in maritime history, the 1789 taking of the HMS Bounty by Fletcher Christian forced William Bligh and 18 other men to embark on a 3600-nautical-mile journey from ... (Read More)
 
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#10
Harry and the Jaggedy Daggers: A Bottlenose Bay Story
Jan Fearnley.
Publisher: Egmont.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781405261692.  Daedalus Item Code: 42839
 
When Harry the mouse's boat is smashed upon the rather malicious rocks known as the Jaggedy Daggers, he is heartbroken. In this tale for readers up to 6 by the author of Mr. Wolf's Pancakes, ... (Read More)
 
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