Cruisers were the backbone of the Royal Navy fleet during WW2, present at all the major engagements, such as the Battle of the River Plate and the sinking of the Scharnhorst.
This authoritative publication provides a detailed account of the design, construction and technical history of 121 ships, and includes 400 photographs and over 60 detailed plans.
The book weighs over 2kgs, hence the high postage cost.
The price-clipped dust wrapper is in vg condition, clean and bright, with slight bumping to the top of the spine and darkening to the edges of the edges of the inside flaps.
There is light shading to the page edges at the top.
The binding is square and tight.
Internally, the content is clean and in vg condition.
A super copy of a scarce book.
British Cruisers of World War Two by Alan Raven and John Roberts
- Arms and Armour Press, 1980
- First edition
- 25 x 25 cm
- 444 pages