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Author Name:    THORNTON, J.M. Crowsnest

Title:   Warships 1860-1970. 1st cdn in dj

Publisher:    Douglas, David & Charles, Vancouver, 1973, 

Seller ID:   42980

THORNTON, J.M. Warships 1860-1970 : A Collection of Naval Lore. Vancouver :Douglas, David & Charles, (1973). First Canadian Edition. Printed in Great Britain. Pp 96. 8vo, red cloth. "In this compendium, the development of th e warship over nearly a century is highlighted in a fascinating series of informal line drawings. [...] Many curiosities are featured as subjects suchas ships that might have been, deception at sea, merchantmen at arms, wars hips in 'retirement' and vessels that switched colours." - dj. "The drawings originally appeared in the Royal Canadian Navy's now defunct magazine Crowsnest over a period of 15 years." - preface. Parts : 1. The New Age; 2. The Fleet Takes Wings; 3. A Half-Century of Cruisers; 4. Torpedo Boats and Destroyers; 5. Small Ships; 6. Submersibles and Submarines; 7. Warships That Might Have Been; 8. Deception at Sea; 9. Merchantmen at Arms; 10. Yachts atWar. Vg in nicked dj, with tear to rear dj panel. 40.00

Price = 40.00 CDN
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