The Victory of Seapower: Winning the Napoleonic War 1806-1814/Richard Woodman. Chatham Publishing. Hardcover. First edition 1998. Out of print. Condition: As new. ISBN: 1861760388
The victory at Trafalgar marked the beginning of nine years of expansion and domination by the Royal Navy right across the globe. Illustrated with contemporary prints and drawings from the National Maritime Museum’s collections, this book charts the events of those years, including the Battle of San Domingo in 1806, the attack on Copenhagen in 1807 and the capture of the French base on Mauritius in 1810. Also covered is the Navy’s crucial support of Wellington’s army in the Peninsular War.