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British Flags : Their Early History and their Development at Sea; With an Account of the Origin of the Flag as a National Device - W. G. Perrin

British Flags

Their Early History and their Development at Sea; With an Account of the Origin of the Flag as a National Device

Paperback Published: 12th January 2012
ISBN: 9781107649354
Number Of Pages: 246

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William Gordon Perrin (1874 1931) was an RAF and Navy officer, who also held the position of Admiralty Librarian from 1908 to 1931. Originally published in 1922, British Flags provides a detailed analysis of the uses and development of flags. It is regularly regarded as one of the foremost volumes on flags, setting a benchmark for the studies which followed. The text contains numerous illustrative figures, together with detailed notes and an exhaustive index. This is a highly informative book that will be of value to anyone with an interest in the history of flags, British history and naval history."

Preface
The origin of the flag and its development up to the end of the thirteenth century
Early English, Scottish and Irish flags
The Union Flags and Jacks
Flags of command
Colours of distinction
Flag signals
Ceremonial and other usages
Index
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ISBN: 9781107649354
ISBN-10: 1107649358
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 246
Published: 12th January 2012
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.4 x 17.0  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.4

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