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Letters and Papers relating to the First Dutch War, 1652-1654, Volume V

Vol 41 (1911), C.T. Atkinson

This remarkable compilation includes both official and private correspondence and papers from a wide variety of sources both English and Dutch (the latter translated), giving an extremely detailed and complete view of all aspects of the war. The first volume extends to August 1652. The translations of many of the Dutch documents are unsatisfactory, and… Read more »

The Naval Miscellany, Volume II

This contains documents that date from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century. The three for the sixteenth century include English piracy against the Spaniards, a Scottish document about a ship getting under way and the taking of the Madre de Dios in 1592. Two documents from the seventeenth century are a description by Rear Admiral… Read more »

Letters and Papers relating to the First Dutch War, 1652-1654, Volume IV

Vol 37 (1909), C.T. Atkinson

This remarkable compilation includes both official and private correspondence and papers from a wide variety of sources both English and Dutch (the latter translated), giving an extremely detailed and complete view of all aspects of the war. The first volume extends to August 1652. The translations of many of the Dutch documents are unsatisfactory, and… Read more »

A Descriptive Catalogue of the Naval Mss. in the Pepysian Library, Volume III

Vol 36 (1908), J.R. Tanner

Samuel Pepys (1633-1703) made a significant contribution to British history by his work as a naval administrator, and he bequeathed to Magdalen College, Cambridge its greatest treasure – his library, a unique collection of 3,000 books and manuscripts, still preserved as he left it. There are 250 volumes of manuscripts and these NRS volumes published… Read more »

Views of the Battles of the Third Dutch War

Vol 34 (1907), J. S. Corbett

This was a unique excursion in the Society’s history, being not a conventional volume but a portfolio of ten coloured drawings of the battles of Solebay and the Texel, with an explanatory pamphlet attached. Complete copies are very rare, most having been broken up for framing. PDF Unavailable

Naval Songs and Ballads

Vol 33 (1907), Professor C.H. Firth

These are not for the most part shanties, but ballads about (and in many cases by) sailors and their exploits, from the fourteenth century to the nineteenth, with a learned introduction on their historical value. The tunes are named, but the music is not printed View PDF

Letters and Papers relating to the First Dutch War, 1652-1654, Volume III

Vol 30 (1905), S.R. Gardiner , C.T. Atkinson

This remarkable compilation includes both official and private correspondence and papers from a wide variety of sources both English and Dutch (the latter translated), giving an extremely detailed and complete view of all aspects of the war. The first volume extends to August 1652. The translations of many of the Dutch documents are unsatisfactory, and… Read more »

Fighting Instructions, 1530-1816

Vol 29 (1905), J.S. Corbett

The views put forward by Corbett in this collection have now been partly discredited, but the collection itself remains of fundamental importance for the study of British naval tactics. It includes both Fighting Instructions in the strict sense, and various orders and memoranda explanatory of them. View PDF

A Descriptive Catalogue of the Naval Mss. in the Pepysian Library, Volume II

Vol 27 (1904), J.R. Tanner

Samuel Pepys (1633-1703) made a significant contribution to British history by his work as a naval administrator, and he bequeathed to Magdalen College, Cambridge its greatest treasure – his library, a unique collection of 3,000 books and manuscripts, still preserved as he left it. There are 250 volumes of manuscripts and these NRS volumes published… Read more »

A Descriptive Catalogue of the Naval Mss. in the Pepysian Library, Volume I

Vol 26 (1903), Ed. J.R. Tanner

Samuel Pepys (1633-1703) made a significant contribution to British history by his work as a naval administrator, and he bequeathed to Magdalen College, Cambridge its greatest treasure – his library, a unique collection of 3,000 books and manuscripts, still preserved as he left it. There are 250 volumes of manuscripts and these NRS volumes published… Read more »

The Naval Miscellany, Volume I: Glorious England: A Relation of the Battle of Quiberon Bay

Vol 20 (1901), Professor J.K. Laughton

This was the first of the Miscellany volumes and while it contains documents from the sixteenth century to the turn of the nineteenth century, the majority relate to the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. Of the two sixteenth century documents, one relates to French warship signals and the other is a narrative of the Cadiz… Read more »

Letters and Papers relating to the First Dutch War, 1652-1654, Volume II

Vol 17 (1899), S. R. Gardiner

This remarkable compilation includes both official and private correspondence and papers from a wide variety of sources both English and Dutch (the latter translated), giving an extremely detailed and complete view of all aspects of the war. The first volume extends to August 1652. The translations of many of the Dutch documents are unsatisfactory, and… Read more »