Very Good+ Blue cloth with gilt titles to spine. No dustjacket. Tight, clean and crisp. A gently read book in excellent condition. No inscriptions. No remainder mark. Not ex-library.; 8vo 8"-9" tall; 240 pages.
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Tight, clean and crisp. A touch of light shelf wear to dustjacket with a few short tears along the edges, neatly reinforced with tape on the inside, otherwise an excellent copy of the First Printing of the First Edition that looks great in the new Mylar cover that now protects it. No inscriptions. No remainder mark. Not price clipped. Not ex-library.; 8vo 8"-9" tall; 240 pages.
8vo., First Edition, with a portrait frontispiece, 33 plates on 28, front endpaper chart in red, green and black, and double-page folding plan at end; cloth, gilt back, a very good, clean copy in the dustwrapper. The remarkable story of how an eminent lawyer became one of the war's most effective inventors. Commissioned into the RNVR, Terrell was the originator of 'plastic armour', the 'scorpion', and the 'rocket bomb', all of which played a role in the fight against the U-boats. Scarce in this condition. Enser, p.403; Law 1253.
Admiralty brief : the story of inventions that contributed to victory in the Battle of the Atlantic.
by Edward Terrell
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