London: Robert Hale, 1957, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Black & white photographs; Fold-out maps (1); Frontispiece;
From the cover: Captain Andrieu Dalbas has made the French Navy his career, and Japan, its people, traditions and language, his hobby. He has spent much time in Japan, including one stay of two years while in the French Navy to study the language and customs of the country, and was in touch with many officers and men of the Imperial Navy (he married the daughter of a Japanese admiral). Because of this he has had access to documents (many of them Japanese) and numerous eye-witness accounts never before …
Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper worn at the edges with a little loss to the top edge of the upper panel, light fraying to the spine ends. Minor age-toning to the edges of the text block. Previous owners’ name to the first blank. The contents complete, clean and tight otherwise.
Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 224 pages. Index. Bibliography. 8¾” x 5¾”.
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