This book contains descriptions of all ships of this classification from all countries, not only including those in active service, but also ones that remained uncompleted or only reached the drawing board stage. Illustrated with 922 accurate drawings and brimming with intricate technical details, the author tells the life story of each ship, including information on gunnery, ship’s aircraft, fleet deployment, radar aerials, camouflage, anti-torpedo nets, torpedoes and more.
The dust wrapper is in good plus condition, with fading to the lettering of the spine, small scuffs and bumping to the top extremities and general handling marks and minor stains.
Th binding is square and tight.
Inside, the content is clean and in near fine condition.
A very nice copy of this forty year old book.
Battleships and Battle Cruisers 1905-1970: Historical Development of the Capital Ship
- Publisher: Macdonald and Jane’s, 1973
- First English edition
- 8.5 x 10 in.
- 480 pages
- Over 2kg