28 Illus. 254 Pages. 15 x 23cms. V/G in D/W Biography of the inventor of the first practical British submarine "Resurgam". Envolvement with Nordenfelt. Inventor of the first closed-cycle underwater breathing apparatus & the first submarine with a torpedo tube. Experiences with the Ottoman Navyending his life in the United States. 5 diagrams. Sources. Short biblio. Index.
This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside. This book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. Dust Jacket in good condition., 650grams, ISBN: 9780718306540.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. Book. 8vo-over 5¾"-7¾" Tall. This is a Very Good Copy of this book in a Very Good Dust-Jacket with NO chips or tears to the outer edges of the d/j. Not price clipped and this copy has NO previous ownership inscriptions present. Well illustrated with over 25 b&w plates. Firm binding with no leaning or rolling to spine.8vo 253pp First Edition 1st Impression.
Very Good+ in Very Good+ jacket. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. 1st Printing. First edition, first printing. Large octavo hardback. 256 pp. Black & white illustrations. Very Good + condition in Very Good +, unclipped dust jacket. Signed of the title page (flat signature) No other inscriptions.
Fine in Very Good Plus jacket. 0718306546 254pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs throughout. Slight bump to head of spine-with slight associated creasing to the overlying wrapper. Fresh & tight. Gilt embossed lettering to spine. Dust wrapper has not been price clipped, and has slight shelf wear to the wrapper edges. No niks or tears. A lovely, well preserved first edition.
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