WINCHESTER, Clarence (ed.) CAMPBELL, Gordon, Vice-Admiral CASTLE, H. G. FERRABY, H. C.
Title: King's Navy
Publisher:  Amalgamated Press, Ltd., London, 1939,
Seller ID: 104786
WINCHESTER, Clarence (ed.). The King's Navy. Associate Editor: Vice-AdmiralGordon Campbell. (London : Amalgamated Press, Ltd., 1939). Pp (1),2-. Illustrated with over 80 photographs. Triple Column. 4to, colour illustrated stapled wrappers. Cover title : The King's Navy : Britain 's Sea Power Today : Warship Types - Naval Flying - Modern Guns - Navy Traditions - Motor Torpedo Boats - R.N.V.R. - Wireless & Signals - Etc. Contents : Life in theNavy (by Sidney Howard); A Selection of Badges Worn by Ratings; Types of W arship; Fleet Exercises (by H.C. Ferraby); Old Customs That Still Live (by Commander W. B. Rowbotham); Always on Active Service (by Lieut.-Commander Thomas Woodrooffe);, Above Deck and Below Deck; Modern Naval Guns (by H.C. Ferraby); The Fleet Air Arm (by Arthur Clark); H.M.S. Ark Royal - Most Modern Aircraft Carrier in Commission in Any Navy; Navies of the Dominions [Australia, New Zealand, Canada, South Africa, and India] (by H.G. Castle); Heroism Under Fire (by Vice-Admiral Gordon Campbell); Trained to the Sea; MotorTorpedo Boats (by Sydney Cheeseman); Britain's Reserve Navy (by P. R. Bird ); Signalling at Sea (by Commander Hilary P. Mead); How Britain Conquered the Seas (by Leslie A. Bacon); How They Work (by C. Maxwell). Covers rubbed with some surface tears, smudging and foxing, short tears to edges, a few pencil marks, else a good copy. 50.00