The First Destroyers -::- David Lyon lands on the shelves of my shop.
London: Caxton Editions, 2001, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Tables; Cutaways; Silhouettes; Frontispiece; 2-column text (in part); Plans;
From the cover: The Torpedo Boat Destroyers (TBDs) of the 1890s the first destroyers were among the most glamourous naval vessels ever built. With their remarkable speed, their connotations of David and Goliath, and their initial deployment against the Royal Navys traditional enemy, the French, they caught the public imagination, while the command of one w…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper lightly sunned at the spine, with the price clipped.
Matching Pictorial boards. 128 pages. Index. 11¾” x 10″.