19th Century Military History Books

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  1. Warship 2019

    GNM Hardback Published 30 May 2019
    Warship 2019 is devoted to the design, development, and service history of the world's combat ships. Featuring a broad range of articles from a select panel of distinguished international contributors,...
  2. Australian Bushrangers 1788–1880

    MAA 525 Paperback Published 30 May 2019
    The first 'bushrangers' or frontier outlaws were escaped or time-expired convicts, who took to the wilderness - 'the bush' - in New South Wales and on the island of Tasmania. Initially, the only Crown...
  3. European Ironclads 1860–75

    NVG 269 Paperback Published 20 Apr 2019
    From Spain to Russia, and from Ottoman Turkey to Bismarck's Prussia, this book explores 15 years that transformed European naval warfare.When the Gloire slid down the Toulon slipway in 1859,...
  4. How to Survive in the Georgian Navy

    GNM Multiple formats
    Rigidly organised and harshly disciplined, the Georgian Royal Navy was an orderly and efficient fighting force which played a major role in Great Britain's wars of the 18th and early 19th centuries....

    Starting at: $10.50

  5. Superguns 1854–1991

    NVG 265 Multiple formats
    Over the last 150 years, gun designers have sought to transform warfare with artillery of superlative range and power, from William Armstrong's 19th-century "monster guns” to the latest research...

    Starting at: $14.40

  6. British Ironclads 1860–75

    NVG 262 Multiple formats
    In November 1859, the French warship La Gloire was launched. She was the world's first seagoing ironclad - a warship built from wood, but whose hull was clad in a protective layer of iron plate. Britain,...

    Starting at: $14.40

  7. Forts

    GNM Multiple formats
    Ever since humans began to live together in settlements they have felt the need to organise some kind of defence against potentially hostile neighbours. Many of the earliest city states were built as walled...

    Starting at: $35.00

  8. French Naval & Colonial Troops 1872–1914

    MAA 517 Multiple formats
    France's colonial wars in sub-Saharan Africa and South-East Asia were very largely fought by an organization completely separate from both the home-defence Metropolitan Army and the Armée d'Afrique in...

    Starting at: $14.40

  9. Armies of the Italian Wars of Unification 1848–70 (2)

    MAA 520 Multiple formats
    In the 1840s, Italy was a patchwork of states. The North was ruled by the Austrian Empire, the South by the Spanish-descended monarchy of the Two Sicilies. Over the next two decades, after wars led by...

    Starting at: $14.40

  10. The "Trapdoor" Springfield

    WPN 62 Multiple formats
    Intended to replace the proliferation of different small arms fielded by US forces during the American Civil War, the "Trapdoor Springfield” was designed in 1865-66 by Erskine S. Allin. Using metallic...

    Starting at: $16.00

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