Title: King's Cruisers. 1st UK, no dj.
Publisher:  Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1947,
Seller ID: 88129
HOLMAN, Gordon. The King's Cruisers. London: Hodder and Stoughton, (1947). First Edition. Pp. (4),-263,(1), frontis.,  pp plates. 8vo, blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. Law 1022. A popular account of British cruiser operations in World War Two, including accounts of the pursuits of the Graf Spee, Scharnhorst, and Bismarck. Contents: 1. Frigate and Cruiser; 2. Victory Prelude; 3. Three Gallant Ships; 4. Fighting Veterans; 5. The Elizabethans; 6. Business in Great Waters; 7. Watch and Ward; 8. Sea of Conflict; 9. Mediterranean Triumph; 10. Bismarck and Scharnhorst; 11. The Price of Admiralty; 12. The Navy Moves In; 13. British Dominions on the Seas; 14.Armed Merchant Cruisers; 15. The Setting Sun; 16. Cruisers and the Atom. N ame and gift inscription to ffep, sparse foxing with light spotting to fore- and top-edges, else very good. Lacking dj. 40.00