KEMP, LIEUT.-COMMANDER P. K.:
Title H. M. Destroyers. Foreword by Viscount Cunningham.
Publisher Herbert Jenkins 1956 1st edition.
Seller ID 71018
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly rubbed at top end. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers.Else a clean and tight copy. 237pp. With 31 photo plates (incl. “A Malta Convoy battle”). Record of the developement of the Destroyer “from a tiny 100 ton torpedo-boat of 1870 to the complex 3,000 ton fighting ship of the 1950's”. It illustrates the progressive changes due to the actions of two world wars.
Military Subjects::Naval History Naval history P. K.KEMP, Military Naval Malta destroyers torpedo Bismarck, Viscount Cunningham, developement, two world wars, photographs Maritime Military first edition dustwrapper