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The World of Jack Aubrey

Twelve-Pounders, Frigates, Cutlasses, and Insignia of His Majesty"s Royal Navy

by David Miller

  • 278 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Running Press Book Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military - Naval,
  • History, Naval,
  • Great Britain,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: World,
  • Warships,
  • Sale Books,
  • General,
  • 18th century,
  • 19th century

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8033189M
    ISBN 100762416521
    ISBN 109780762416523

    The full Jack Aubrey / Stephen Maturin sequence, complete in twenty-one volumes comprising: Master and Commander, Post Captain, HMS Surprise, The Mauritius Command, Desolation Island, The Fortune of War, The Surgeon's Mate, The Ionian Mission, Treason's Harbour, The Far Side of the World, The Reverse of the Medal, The Letter of Marque, The Thirteen Gun Salute, The Nutmeg of Consolation. The twenty-book series can nevertheless be regarded as complete - the two official Admiralty orders that Jack Aubrey receives shortly after the beginning of "Master and Commander" and on the second but last page of "Blue at the Mizzen" perfectly bracket the whole story. In the movie Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World was released.

    The book begins a few days after the signing of the treaty, with Jack and Stephen enroute to England from Gibraltar. This is the Oct. preliminary agreement not the final March treaty. We don't know what Jack has been doing since his court-martial, . Buy The World of Jack Aubrey, Oxfam, Miller, David, , , Books, History.

    Buy Jack Aubrey Commands: An Historical Companion to the World of Patrick O'Brian by Brian Lavery, Peter Weir (Foreword by) online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. This book provides a very good introduction to the world of Aubrey and Maturin at the time of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars. It covers the political and social atmosphere of the time along with and pretty well painted backdrop of the navy at the time; the organisation, ship construction, command hierarchy and fighting/5.


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The World The World of Jack Aubrey book Jack Aubrey Hardcover – Octo by David Miller (Author)/5(20). I have all the Jack Aubrey series books and each has its own adventure. Ideally start with first one Captain and Commander and read in sequence up to number His last book of the series was not finished, but what was published as a partial story/5(30).

David Miller's The World of Jack Aubrey () is a quick, colorful introduction to the British navy during the Napoleonic wars. The book's clean design, however, is marred by uneven typesetting, some poorly reproduced images, and careless copy-editing/5(9).

Brian Lavery, the curator of ship technology at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, England, is the author of several books, including Nelson s Navy (see below), Nelson and the Nile, and The Arming and Fitting of English Ships of War, /5(19).

Blue at the Mizzen (novel #20) ended with Jack Aubrey getting the news, in Chile, of his elevation to flag rank: Rear Admiral of the Blue Squadron, with orders to sail to the South Africa station.

The next novel, unfinished and untitled at the time of the author's death, would have been the chronicle of that mission, and much else besides.4/5. This beautifully illustrated guide details the world of Jack Aubrey and the Royal Navy during the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars.

The book is broken up into seven chapters that detail everything from the political situation leading to the Napoleonic Wars to the organization of the Royal Navy at that time, to the types of ships employed and the men who sailed them/5(94).

- Jack Aubrey's first command, described in Master and Commander is the brig-rigged "sloop" HMS Sophie, operating out of Port Mahon in the western Mediterranean. Towards the end of the novel, the first book in the series, Sophie is captured on the Spanish coast by.

I just discovered that there exists a podcast "reviewing all of the Aubrey-Maturin novels by Patrick O'Brian".Really enjoying it so far. In this project was sponsored by Art Marine.I am very grateful their support and suggest fans of Patrick O'Brian would enjoy their amazing collection of Geoff Hunt's Patrick O'Brian paintings.

The Patrick O'Brian Mapping Project is created by Tom Horn. Buy The World of Jack Aubrey: Twelve-pounders, Frigates, Cutlasses, and Insignia of His Majesty's Royal Navy First Edition by Miller, David M.

(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(23). Jack Aubrey's World This contains information that Jack and Stephen might know or could conceivably learn about their time. So, science, sounds, RN ranks and ships, politics and people of the era all fit here.

The book revolves around the period of Napoleonic war. It’s a story set in the British Navy and it’s all about Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin. The two are friends whereby Jack is a captain while Stephen is a physician (and intelligent agent).

I have all the Jack Aubrey series books and each has its own adventure. Ideally start with first one Captain and Commander and read in sequence up to number His last book of the series was not finished, but what was published as a partial story/5.

In this book, respected naval historian Brian Lavery explores the historical frame-work of th The twenty books in the Patrick O'Brian canon featuring the lives and adventures of Captain Jack Aubrey and his confidant, naval surgeon Stephen Maturin, have been lauded across the world for their blend of classic storytelling, historical accuracy, and inspired characterizations/5.

Jack Aubrey Books Showing of 24 The Thirteen-Gun Salute (Aubrey & Maturin #13) by. Patrick O'Brian (shelved 5 times as jack-aubrey) avg rating — 7, ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read The Far Side of the World (Aubrey & Maturin #10) by.

The Aubrey/Maturin series is a series of nautical historical novels by English novelist Patrick O’Brian. The series follows Jack Aubrey of the Royal Navy and Dr.

Stephen Maturin, the ship’s surgeon. The two are great friends. The series adapts true historical events as part of the story. The book provides a to-the-point introduction to the world of naval combat during the Napoleonic age, and I definitely have a clearer idea of the kinds of ships that were around at that time.

I read through the book once, and I anticipate going to it again as I work my way through the rest of the Aubrey/Maturin volumes (I'm currently nearing the end of H.M.S.

SURPRISE, the third book)/5(5). The World of Jack Aubrey is a nice introductory, Age-of-Sail reference book that doesn't take up too much room on your book shelf, and is handy to have at your side while reading.

The book earned an average of out of 5 stars on : Ted Henkle. The World of Jack Aubrey About this title: Here's a stunningly illustrated guide to the ships, weapons, uniforms, and equipment described in Patrick O'Brian's sequence of 20 popular novels about the 19th century British Royal Navy officer Jack Aubrey and his surgeon colleague Stephen Maturin.

"From the moment that Master and Commander, the first of Patrick O'Brian's sequence of 20 novels about the 19th century British Royal Navy officer Jack Aubrey and his surgeon colleague Stephen Maturin, was published incritics hailed his work as a masterpiece of historical recreation.

"Patrick O'Brian's Navy: The Illustrated Companion to Jack Aubrey's World" is one of those books that doesn't really have an author. Richard O'Neill is listed as the Consulting Editor, but the Editor and Indexer is Philip de Ste.

Croix, and there are a number of "Contributors" including David Miller, who has his own Jack Aubrey-related book coming out soon ("The World of Jack Aubrey").This is Written:. The Voyages of Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin. Completed 11 Apr - To accurately map the progress of Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin in the novels by Patrick O'Brian.

Patrick O'Brian Timeline Projects The Martian Software Blog Bio. Share. Guestbook. Twitter. Feeds. Statistics. While the sub-title of this book relates it to Jack Aubrey's world, this book is equally at home in understanding the world of C.

S. Forester and indeed to /5(5).The series follows the seafaring adventures of Captain Jack Aubrey and his best friend, surgeon Stephen Maturin. The film Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World, released inis based on the series and stars Russell Crowe as Aubrey and Paul Bettany as Maturin.

The book begins in in Port Mahon, Minorca, on the Royal Navy base.