FRENCH WARSHIPS IN THE AGE OF SAIL 1626 – 1786
438pp., 4to, 230 illus. 2017. This book is the first comprehensive listing of these ships in English, and follows the pattern set by its companion volume on the 1786 – 1861 period in providing an impressive depth of information. It is organised by Rate, classification and class, with significant technical and building data, followed by highlights of the careers of each ship in every class.