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9 Volumes. Hardbacks, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. 5 Text Volumes are in fine leather bindings; Quarter bound black leather spines and corners, with raised banding and gilt decorations, gilt lettered red leather spine labels, gilt ‘Admiralty’ crests to blue cloth boards, blue marbled endpapers and page edges. The Four Map volumes are in publishers original blue cloth cases lettered in gilt on spines. In very good conditions. Stunning presentation bindings, in near fine conditions. Covers all lovely and clean. Just one small mark to front of vol.5. Presentation bookplates to endpapers “Top in Many Orders, Presented by The Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, to Cadet G.H.G. Crane, for Meritorious Work. Summer 1934. Inside pages all very clean and tight, plates all clean and bright. A couple of small minor light foxing spots to some pages edges (mostly nr small gaps by maps.) Some minor rubbing to edges of cloth on Map Volumes, Else a very clean and tight set. In Stunning Fine Binding. 9 Vols: 5 vols Text, 4 vols Maps. Map volumes all complete. Text volumes complete with 46 folding coloured maps, and 5 loose large folding maps in pockets of vol.2.
Title: Naval Operations. History of the Great War. Based on Official Documents. By Direction of the Historical Section of the Committee of Imperial Defence. Five Volumes, Plus Map Volumes (Nine Volumes Total.)
Categories: Naval History,
Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co. 1920 (1st.).:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 82989
Keywords: Military Subjects::Naval History CORBETT, SIR JULIAN, Naval Operations, History of the Great War, Official Documents, Historical Section, Committee of Imperial Defence, Five Volumes, Map Volumes, Nine Volumes, Longmans, Green & Co., first edition, 1920, fine leather binding,