Napoleon's boast that the Mediterranean was a french lake seemed true when he blasted the British out and pinned them down elsewhere. The son has a career dogged by the interference of his father's enemies. The second is about , the younger son of the Earl of Ilex. So it is with some surprise that he finds that perhaps his greatest enemy of all comes from within the British Navy itself. He went on to write carefully researched naval history and was urged by C. The year of these events is shown before the book title. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.
The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. He took to living on boats from 1953 on; when he married in 1954, they lived on a 8-meter named Concerto, then at , Italy in 1959 with a 42-foot Tokay. His first book, , was published in 1954, followed by several other historical accounts. Established in 2004, we have over 500,000 books in stock. Apparently it is beneath our dignity to count up the prize money Ramage and crew will rake in if they can successfully bring their captures back to Gibralter. Every book has a description of the capstan, the slow match tubs, the setting and reefing of the sails, how the sextants work etc. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.
The binding may be slightly damaged but integrity is still intact. I have always liked books on Naval Life in the English navy during the Napoleonic Wars and have read C. He completes the mission but is Court Martialled 1797 Lieutenant in command of the cutter Kathleen takes part in the Battle of Cape St Vincent 1797 aka The Triton Brig Lieutenant in command of the brig Triton solves the loss of local shipping in the Caribbean 1798 Triton escorting a convoy is wrecked in a Hurricane. Unlike in Kent's Bolitho series, there's almost no crew turnover in these stories, certainly not in the core cast of characters, still alive and in the same crew from that intiial romp on the beach to save the queen in Tuscany! All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Three maps cover the early locales in the story. Vincent but in a 60 ft.
For once there Ramage quickly spots the Frenchman's jugular - and sets out to cut it. For once there Ramage quickly spots the Frenchman's jugular - and sets out to cut it. This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. Pope then went to work for a Kentish newspaper, then in 1944 moved to in London, where he was the naval and defence correspondent. Both his wife and his daughter, Jane Victoria survive him.
Eighth in Dudley Pope's celebrated series of novels, Ramage's Mutiny tells of Captain Ramage's reckless attempt to free the Jocasta, a British ship, from the Spanish Main stronghold of Santa Cruz. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. The most interesting part of this story is how Dudley Pope describes in great detail, the French network of coastal signal stations from Spain to France and how they were used to provide information up and down the line concerning the war with England. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Pope seems to have challenged himself to imagine a string of seven actions which spill hardly a drop of blood and gore.
It's amazing to how much deviltry and destruction Pope can put Ramage in one book. About this Item: Fontana, London, 1988. Napolean's boast that the Mediterranean was a French lake seemed true when he blasted the British out and pinned them down elsewhere. He has undertaken his tasks loyally with skill and valour. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.
He is forced to undergo a battle that will require his very all. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. All books are picked, packed and dispatched from the United Kingdom. Schutzumschlag mit wenigen Gebrauchsspuren an Einband, Schutzumschlag oder Seiten. He has been charged with impossible tasks and has succeeded time after time gaining honour and glory for king and country. Possible writing in margins, possible underlining and highlighting of text, but no missing pages or anything that would compromise the legibility or understanding of the text. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.
Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. Forester, Pope was one of the most successful authors to explore the genre of nautical fiction, often compared to. Reliable customer service and no-hassle return policy. Bookseller: , Bulgaria Canada: Fontana Paperbacks. I have read 10 of the Lord Ramage books in chronological order.
Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. About this Item: Fontana Paperbacks. Inspiring leadership plays a part it's no wonder the whole crew re-ups in the next book. On the end papers is news of their reprinting of three 3 more nautical series, by Donachie, Stuart, and Parkinson. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. About this Item: Fontana, 1981.
Persecuted by the Roundheads he becomes a Buccaneer Series: Lord Ramage Year Book Comment 1775 Born in St Kew, Cornwall, Son of the 10th Earl of Blazey 1788 Enters Royal Navy as Midshipman 1796 Junior Lieutenant on the Frigate Sibella Ramage is thrown into command of the sinking ship when his seniors are killed. Lord Ramage has made his name through numerous brave, daring and extremely perilous sea battles. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. About this Item: Fontana Press, 1981. Like Forester, his plots involve mostly small ship actions. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far.