Author:Julian Stafford Corbett

Julian Stafford Corbett
British naval historian



  • The Fall of Asgard, (1886)
  • For God and Gold (London: 1887) (external scan)
  • Kophetua the Thirteenth (London: 1889) (external scan)
  • A Business in Great Waters (London: 1895) (external scan)


  • Monk (London: 1889) English Men of Action series (external scan)
  • Francis Drake (London: 1890) English Men of Action series (external scan)
  • Papers Relating to the Navy During the Spanish War, 1585–1587 (1898) (external scan)
  • Drake and the Tudor Navy, With a History of the Rise of England as a Naval Power (London: 1898) (external scan)
  • The Successors of Drake (London: 1900) (external scan)
  • England in the Mediterranean: A Study of the Rise and Influence of British Power within the Straits, 1603–1713 (London: 1904) (external scan)
  • Fighting Instructions: 1530–1816 (London: 1905) (external scan)
  • England in the Seven Years' War (London: 1907) (external scan)
  • Signals and Instructions: 1776–1794, (London: 1909) (external scan)
  • The Campaign of Trafalgar (London: 1910) (external scan)
  • Some Principles of Maritime Strategy (London:1911) (external scan)
  • Private Papers of George, Second Earl Spencer, First Lord of the Admiralty, 1794–1801 (2 vols.) (London: 1914)
  • The Spectre of Navalism (London: 1915) (external scan)
  • The League of Peace and a Free Sea (London: 1917) (external scan)
  • The League of Nations and freedom of the seas (London: 1918)
  • History of the Great War Naval Operations, Based on Official Documents (London: vol. 1 April 1920, vol. 2 November 1921, but Corbett died before agreeing final corrections to vol. 3, which was published in 1923.) For vol. 1 and vol. 3 there is an accompanying maps volume. (external scan)(Vol. 1) (external scan)(vol. 2)
  • Maritime Operations in the Russo-Japanese War 1904–05 (2 vols.) (Originally classified secret, first published for public release in 1994.)


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1926.

The author died in 1922, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.