Title: Secret of the Navy : What It Is and What We Owe to It. First Edition.
Publisher:  John Murray, London, 1918,
Seller ID: 87910
COPPLESTONE, Bennet. The Secret of the Navy : What It Is and What We Owe toIt. London : John Murray, 1918. Pp. [i]-ix,(1),1-333,(3), 9 leaves of maps . 8vo, blue cloth with dark blue lettering and borders to front. Contents :After the Battle; A Band of Brothers; The Coming of War; The Great Victory ; With the Grand Fleet: A North Sea Stunt; With the Grand Fleet: The Terriers and the Rats; The Mediterranean: A Failure and Its Consequences; In the South Seas: The Disaster Off Coronel; In the South Seas: Cleaning Up; How the Sydney Met the Emden; From Strength to Strength; The Cruise of the Glasgow: Part I - Rio to Coronel; Part II - Coronel to Juan Fernandez; The Battle of the Giants: Part I; Part II; Liieutenant Caesar. Inner hinges cracked,light edgespotting and some foxing to initial and final leaves, name inked discretely to flyleaf, else good. 40.00