Title: Naval Vessels 1887-1945 : Mitsubishi Zosen Built.
Publisher:  Mitsubishi Shipbuilding & Engineering Co., Ltd, Tokyo, 1956,
Seller ID: 95286
(FUKUI, Shizuo). Naval Vessels 1887-1945 : Mitsubishi Zosen Built. (Tokyo) : Mitsubishi Shipbuilding & Engineering Co., Ltd., (1956). First Edition. Pp (4),1-108. Illustrated. Triple Column. Oblong large 8vo, navy cloth, giltlettering to front board and spine. Contents : Offices & Branches of the C ompany; List of Vessels; Comparison of Naval Vessels in Models; Battleships; Aircraft Carriers; Light Cruisers; Heavy Cruisers; Torpedo Boats; Destroyers; Gunboats; Escort Vessels; Submarine Depot Ships; Fleet Auxiliaries; Explosive Boats; Midget Submarines; Motor Torpedo Boats; Small Auxiliaries & Miscellaneous Vessels; Vedettes & Small Boats; Fate of Vessels; Post War Construction of Escort and Patrol Vessels; Catalogue of Machines manufacturedby the Company. Shizuo Fukui (1919-1993) was one time Commander of the Imp erial Japanese Navy, and one of the world's foremost experts on ship designand naval construction, the author of fourteen books and numerous magazine articles, which collectively form the definitive photographic record of th e Japanese Imperial Navy. Dr. Oscar Parkes (1885-1958) was a well known naval historian and an accomplished artist, editor of Janes Fighting Ships from 1918 to 1935. In 1919, he was made Official Naval Artist and Director of the Naval Photographic Section at The Imperial War Museum. Light wear to spine ends and corners, minor scuffing, else a very good association copy. Signed with inscription from the author : “Dedicated to Mr. Oscar Parkes withbest wishes Shizuo Fukui. August 1956.” 500.00