2nd.ed., 1943. Vii + 134 pp., 6 battle-plans. D.j. 19 x 12cm. V.G. First published in 1942, this is a wartime account of the deeds of the Royal Navy from the Battle of Trafalgar to the end of the First World War. The author describes the Blockade and the Continental System of the Napoleonic War ; the exploits of Lord Cochrane and the Naval War of 1812. Also the British Navy in the Mediterranean in 1914 ; the GOEBEN affair ; the hunting and destruction of the EMDEN ; Coronel and the Falklands ; the actions of British cruisers in the North Sea ; Dardanelles, Jutland, etc. BRIEF HISTORY OF THE NAVY FROM TRAFALGAR TO 1918.