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Title: Rapport sur le matériel de la marine présenté a M. Le Vice-Admiral de Rosamel, ... par M. Le Baron Tupinier.
Description: Paris, Imprimerie Royale, 1838. 4to. W. woodc. vign. on printed title. Original brown pr.wr., spine and covers some age darkening, some soiling. [n2, 1 - 29 in 8s]. (IV, 459, V (blank) pp.). (Uncut). (Large paper copy.). Not in Cat.NHSM: Divided over 15 chapters Tupinier discusses a.o. things the establishment of France's naval forces, the construction of vessels, the importance of the 5 military harbours, the present number of steamships in the French Navy and their use, the supplying of the harbours with guns, gunpowder, timber etc. Furthermore Tupinier discusses the secondary ports of Dunkerque, Le Havre, Saint-Servan, Nantes, Bordeaux and Bayonne. In the final chapters Tupinier pays attention to the financial budgets of the naval forces and the inspections of its material: Polak 9278:

Keywords: history militaria books

Price: EUR 375.00 = appr. US$ 407.57 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 2542