A History of the Modern Battleship. Dreadnought

HOUGH, Richard. A History of the Modern Battleship. Dreadnought.

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HOUGH, Richard A History of the Modern Battleship. Dreadnought New York, Macmillan, [1964].

4to. Original cloth with illustrated dust-wrappers, illustrated endpapers; pp. xvii, [4], 267; highly illustrated; light wear to wrapper, edges a little toned, a very good copy.
First US edition, using the British sheets. Introduction by C.S Forester. A history of the Dreadnought as a class of warship, from being hailed as a monstrous and unnecessary decadence to being considered a mandatory element of any naval force. Includes 180 photographs collected from museums, libraries and private exhibitions.

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