Winter 2019 - Vol 64 # 4

Book Reviews from the Nautical Research Guild 

The NRG has many new book reviews on naval and maritime history and ship modelling. They contain valuable information for researchers and modelers. So many more than the Journal’s review pages can accommodate... To improve the Journal’s service to its readers, additional book reviews are presented here for all maritime and ship modeling enthusiasts.  

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U.S. Navy Auxiliary Vessels: A History and Directory from World War I to Today

By Ken W. Sayers

Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland, 2019

7” x 10”, softcover, vii + 353 pages

Photographs, glossary, notes, bibliography, index. $45.00

ISBN: 9781476672564

“Our Little Monitor” The Greatest Invention of the Civil War

By Anna Gibson Holloway & Jonathan W. White

Kent: The Kent State University Press, 2018

7-1/4” x 10-1/2”, hardcover, xix +283 pages

Illustrations, tables, appendix, notes, bibliography, index. $34.95

ISBN: 9781606353141

The Colour Blue in Historic Shipbuilding from Antiquity to Modern Times

By Joachim Müllerschön

Norderstedt: BoD -Books on Demand, 2019

7-3/4” x 11”, hardcover, 200 pages

Illustrations, notes, references. €76.80

ISBN: 9783749419883

Before the Battlecruiser: The Big Cruiser in the World’s Navies, 1865-1910

By Aidan Dodson

Barnsley: Seaforth Publishing, 2018

Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2018

9” x 11-1/4”, hardcover, 304 pages

Photographs, diagrams, maps, appendices, notes, bibliography, index. $57.95

ISBN: 9781473892163