This is a history of the British Navy, originally written by Kingston and the first edition of this book is dated 1876.
It was felt that the book ought to go up to 1900 so it was edited and re-issued by the friends of Kingston, in particular by Henty.
Author: W. H. G. Kingston
Title: How Britannia Came to Rule the Waves
First Published by: Gall and Inglis