By Cyril Field; H. E. Blumberg
Liverpool; Devonport   The Lyceum Press; Swiss & Co
11" by 9" x, 324; viii, [2], 357; xxii, [2], 492pp
A smart first edition set of this important and extensive naval history, an impressive work illustrated with colour plates and folding maps.
By Cyril Field; H. E. Blumberg

1924-27 Britain's Sea-Soldiers

Liverpool; Devonport   The Lyceum Press; Swiss & Co
11" by 9" x, 324; viii, [2], 357; xxii, [2], 492pp
A smart first edition set of this important and extensive naval history, an impressive work illustrated with colour plates and folding maps.
£1,400.00
: 7kgs / : 883P27

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Description

First Edition, Folding Maps, Illustrated, Leather Binding, Publishers' Original Binding, Signed Binding

The first edition.

Uncommon to see complete in four volumes, including the scarce map volume.

Bound by Wood & Sloane, Liverpool.

Volume I illustrated with a frontispiece, eleven colour plates, and forty-eight monochrome plates. 

Volume II illustrated with a colour frontispiece, eleven colour plates, and forty-six monochrome plates. 

Volume III illustrated with a colour frontispiece, twenty-seven monochrome plates, and in-text plans. 

The scarce map volume contains a total of seven large folding maps. 

Collated, complete.

An in-depth look into the activities of the Royal Navy during their long history, an important and comprehensive study on the Royal Marines and their predecessors. 

Including extensive studies on the Napoleonic Wars, the heyday of the British Navy. 

The third volume focuses solely on the battles and victories of the Royal Marines during the First World War and immediate aftermath.


By Colonels Cyril Field and H. E. Blumberg. Blumberg was a Royal Marines officer, and the Adjutant-General Royal Marines.

Volumes I and II with a foreword by Admiral of the Fleet, Earl Beatty.

Condition

In a quarter morocco with cloth to the boards. Externally, smart. Light bumping to the extremities. Very light rubbing to the joints and extremities. A few light marks to the boards. Small damp stain to the head of the front board of Volume II. Mark to the rear board of the map volume. Spots to the fore edges. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean, scattered spots to Volumes I and II, fewer spots to Volume III. Light spots to the maps. Pages 231-234 of Volume I is detached but present. The occasional pencil line to the margins.

Very Good

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