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PRESTON, Antony. Battleships of World War I: An Illustrated Encyclopedia ofthe Battleships of all Nations 1914-1918. (Harrisburg, Pa.): Stackpole Boo ks, (1972). First American Printing. Pp. -260. Illustrated with drawingsand black and white photos, double column. 4to, black cloth covers with go ld lettering to spine. "Battleships of World War I presents data, illustrations, and career notes for each and every battleship, documenting not only the roles of the bigger dreadnoughts and battle cruisers, but also the workof the older, more obscure predreadnoughts - which often saw a larger shar e of the action than the main fleets. All the belligerent nations are dealtwith in detail - Britain, France, U.S.A, Germany, Russia, Austria-Hungary, Italy, Turkey, Greece, Brazil, Japan - and there is also brief coverage of the neutral navies. The author provides a penetrating introduction to each country's battle fleet, painting in the political, economic, and strategic background, as well as tabulating comparative gunnery data, naval base and dockyard locations, the relative performance of the fleets and their indiv idual components, plus sectional drawings to demonstrate the construction and working of the ships and their guns." -from the dj. Few small markings to covers, else vg in dj with two small chips to top of spine, minor wear tocorners, and sticker to rear. 50.00
Title: Battleships of World War I: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Battleships of all Nations 1914-1918. 1st in dj.
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