The Navy at War 1939-1945 :: S. W. (Stephen Wentworth) Roskill soon to be presented for sale on the brilliant BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Collins, 1960, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Appendix;
From the cover: Captain Roskill has long been recognised as the leading authority on this, the greatest of all maritime wars in which Britain has ever been engaged. His official volumes The War at Sea (H.M.S.O.) present a detailed history that is not likely to be superseded. In this book he sets out to give a broad outline of the policies, purposes, successes and failures of the British and Dominion Navies in this world-wide struggle and to suggest what lessons we may learn from a study of these events.
The author writes with the same simplicity and ease whether he is d…
Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Plain paper dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with a little fraying to the spine ends and a dink to the join of the upper panel. A little age-toning to the edges of the text block and blanks.
Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 480 pages. Index. 9¼” x 6″.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I draw your attention to more books in my Military Naval catalogue?