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06 Jan 2018 1:18 p.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

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Tango0106 Jan 2018 11:46 a.m. PST

Of possible intereset?

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Amicalement
Armand

BrianW06 Jan 2018 3:05 p.m. PST

It's almost impossible to go wrong with a Robert Gardiner books where the Age of Sail is concerned. I have this version and the one that was reissued with better illustrations later.
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StarCruiser07 Jan 2018 8:54 a.m. PST

I've got that one, and several others from Gardiner. I agree, hard to go wrong with his work!

Tango0107 Jan 2018 3:14 p.m. PST

Thanks for the guidance!.

Amicalement
Armand

21eRegt Supporting Member of TMP08 Jan 2018 6:29 a.m. PST

I have series by Gardiner that goes through the Revolutionary to Napoleonic Wars and the War of 1812. Excellent work with wonderful illustrations to guide and explain. I greatly respect his work.

Blutarski09 Jan 2018 9:39 a.m. PST

Agree re Gardiner. You may buy with confidence anything written by this author.

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Tango0109 Jan 2018 11:20 a.m. PST

Thanks also!…


Amicalement
Armand

Mark Barker09 Jan 2018 12:25 p.m. PST

You just need to be careful that you don't get trapped by "Ooh – new book !" when it is actually an update to a previous version you already have on your bookshelf.

I've always bought the update anyway, but you should know what you are buying.

Mark Barker

Tango0110 Jan 2018 10:59 a.m. PST

ok


Amicalement
Armand

huevans01122 Jan 2018 3:00 p.m. PST

I would also recommend Sam Willis. I am just starting his "Fighting at Sea in the eighteenth Century" and find the tactical minutiae fascinating. Set out clearly and concisely.

I am thinking of reading his "Glorious First of June" next.

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