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Warship 2008: Volume XXX

Preston, Antony [founding editor]; Jordan, John [editor]; Dent, Stephen [assit. editor]

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ISBN 10: 1844860620 / ISBN 13: 9781844860623
Published by Conway, Londion, 2008
Condition: Near Very Good Hardcover
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Hardcover, bluish purple cloth in dust-jacket. 208pp., extensively illustrated with monochrome photographs. Volume XXX, the 30th anniversary edition of the series; first printing. Features articles on Hosho, the first Japanese aircraft carrier; small battleship designs 1919-1953; Von Spee and the East Asiatic Squadron 1914; British cruiser designs, et alia. Bottom of both boards bumped, affecting dust-jacket. ANo previous ownership marks. A clean, square, solid copy. Dust-jacket shows creasing but no tears or rips. Still a collectible copy of a very scarce naval book. A near very good copy in a near very good dust-jacket. Scans sent on request. Bookseller Inventory # 010283

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Title: Warship 2008: Volume XXX

Publisher: Conway, Londion

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Very Good

Edition: First Edition

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Filled with original research articles and timely news and reviews of the world of warship history, this 30th-anniversary volume of the acclaimed annual maintains the high standards readers have come to expect. This volume features articles on the Japanese navy carrier Hosho, the French prewar cruisers of the De Grasse-class, small battleship designs, and the Battle of Calabria. It also presents features on the armored cruisers Scharnhorst and Gneisenau, postwar submarine development in the Royal Navy, and the Russian destroyers of the 7/7U class. An assortment of rare and unusual photographs and diagrams accompany the text. A warship notes section includes information on a mysterious U-boat sinking, lost French naval archives, and the new Monitor and Merrimack museum, among other topics.

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John Jordan, who specializes in French and Russian naval history, is a frequent editor of the Warship series and author of many books and articles.

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