The Imperial Russian Navy :: Fred T. [Thomas] Jane soon to be presented for sale on the fantastic BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Conway Maritime Press, 1983, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Deck plans; Black & white profiles; Sketches; Plans of battle; Black & white photographs; Black & white plates; Maps; Tables; Frontispiece;
From the cover: Born in 1870, the son of a Devonshire clergyman, Fred T Jane grew up to become of the most influential naval writers of his generation. During his early career as a journalist he wrote as the naval correspondent of The Engineer, Scientific American and the Standard, but he soon turned his principal attention to books. As well as works on new technical developments, such as The Torpedo in Peace and War, he also contributed to the popular genre of admonitory novels, forecasting dire perils if the navy was not strengthened or reformed in specific areas.
In 1898, he published the first edition of the famous yearbook that still bears his name, and in 1910 Janes Fighting …
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Short, closed and tidy, tear to the head of the lower panel of the dust wrapper, a decent copy otherwise.
Orange boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 735 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I tempt you with something from my Military Naval catalogue?
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