Queen Elizabeth Class :: John Campbell

Queen Elizabeth Class :: John Campbell soon to be presented for sale on the excellent BookLovers of Bath web site!

London: Conway Maritime Press, 1972, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Number 2 in the series. Includes: Line drawings; Black & white photographs; Tables; Cutaways; Frontispiece;

From the cover: The five Queen Elizabeth class battleships were among the most successful battleships ever built. For twenty years their combination of speed, armour and gun-power remained unique, and when built they gave the Royal Navy a material advantage at a most crucial moment.

Many factors made the Queen Elizabeths noteworthy; their 15-inch guns, the most powerful afloat, a speed approaching that of battle cruisers, and the adoption of oil fuel in place of coal. Unlike the battle cruisers, however, their heavy armament and hig…

In the Warship Monographs series.

Very Good in Good+ Dust Wrapper. A little wear to the edges of the dust wrapper, nicked at the top corner and the head of the spine, now wrapped in a removable protective sleeve. The contents complete, clean and tight.

Blue boards with Silver titling to the Spine & Upper Board. 50 pages. Bibliography. 7½” x 9¾”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I captivate you with this splendid selection from my Military Naval catalogue?

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