CORBETT, Sir Julian S., and Henry NEWBOLT. History of the Great War Based on Official Documents by Direction of the Historical Section of the Committee of Imperial Defense. Naval Operations. London, Longmans, Green and Co., 1920-1931.
Five text volumes, one folder, three boxes, 8vo. All in the original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt; hundreds of folding maps in the text volumes, rear pockets, folder and boxes, most of them printed in colour; spine of volume II with little reapair, a very well-preserved and complete set, bookplates of the maritime collector Axel Schmidt, dated 1949, inside front covers.
First edition of this impressive history of the naval operations of the First World War. After Corbett's death, Sir Henry John Newbolt wrote volumes four and five.