British Naval Policy 1980 - 1905: The Anatomy of British Sea Power
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Putman and Company, London.
Navy blue cloth boards.
Some staining to endpapers and page edges, but printed pages largely clear and unmarked.
Poor, spine is detached, with pieces missing. Generally stained. Preserved in removable slipcase.
First edition, undated but believed 1940.
Endpapers have maps of the world, showing the British Empire, and of Europe with naval bases marked. 595 pp.
A detailed history of the Royal Navy in the ironclad era, before the growth of German rivalry.