Blocking of Zeebrugge. First American Edition, blue cloth


CARPENTER, Captain A. F. B., V.C., R.N. The Blocking of Zeebrugge. With an Introduction by Admiral Earl Beatty, and Appreciations by Marshal Foch, Rear Admiral Sims, and Count Visart, (Burgomaster of Bruges). Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1922. First American Edition. Pp 276, + [22] leaves of plates (including three drawings by Charles De Lacy) and [8] pp of maps and/or plans, including [2] folding maps. 8vo, blue cloth, red lettering to spine and upper board. This is an account of the Royal Navies' successful World War I operation to block Zeebrugge and there by destroy the superiority of the the German Naval submarine fleet. Binding slightly loose, rubbed, previous owner's stamp to front paste-down, tissue guard detaching on frontis, occasional pencil notation to rear endpapers, else very good. Lacking dustjacket. 40.00

Title: Blocking of Zeebrugge. First American Edition, blue cloth

Author Name: CARPENTER, A.F.B. BEATTY, Earl, intro. FOCH, Marshal, appreciation. SIMS, Rear Admiral, appreciation.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1922,:

Seller ID: 55758

Keywords: NAUTICAL NAVAL UNITED KINGDOM AVY BRITISH ENGLISH HISTORY BELGIUM WW1,