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BURROWS, C. W.. Scapa and a Camera : Pictorial Impressions of Five Years Spent at the Grand Fleet Base. With an introduction by Vice-Admiral F. S. Miller. London : Country Life, MCMXXI . Pp. 144, including frontis. and illustrations, + 1 folding map. 4to, tan paper covered boards, with black lettering to front and spine (a pictorial panel of the German Battleship Kaiser entering the Boom at Scapa Flow for Internment at Dawn on 26th November, 1918 to front panel of jacket -- same illustration is on p. 23). An account of the author's time spent at Scapa Flow during the later stages of the First World War, and the few years afterwards, where numerous German naval vessels were interned. This volume includes several dozen black and white photographs of the Scapa defenses during the war,the base's time as an internment center post-war, as well as the natural scenery surrounding Scapa, and the day-to-day lives of those who lived and worked at the base at wartimeand peacetime. Very light nicking to spine ends with light browning to boa rds, sparse spotting to top- and fore-edges, else very good in lightly chipped (1"X2" to upper right corner of front panel affecting top corner of "A"at end of "Scapa"; small chip to head of spine, affecting upper half of "S " in "Scapa"), dust jacket. A very nice copy of a scarce volume. 500.00
Title: Scapa and a Camera : Pictorial Impressions of Five Years Spent at the GrandFleet Base. in dj.
Publisher: Country Life, London, 1921,:
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