Illustrated and Written by Ian Marshall.
Commentary by John Maxtone-Graham.
During the age of sail, a Briton serving in the East might expect to make only one visit home before retirement. The uncertain journey around Africa took an average of six months each way. but the advent of steam power changed all that.
Ian Marshall is a Member of the American Society of Marine Artists and the author of two previous books of ship paintings, Armored Ships and Ironclads and Paddlers.
First published in 1997 by Howell Press, Inc.