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Jane's Fighting Ships 1950-1951

By Raymond V B Blackman

1950-1951

Sampson Low, Marston and Co., Ltd. : London

8.5" by 13"

xxii, 506pp

 

 

 

DETAILS

The 1950-1951 edition of the popular naval periodical and encyclopedic reference work 'Jane's Fighting Ships'.

Fighting Ships was an annual reference book providing information on the world's warships. It is arranged by nation and includes information on ship's names, dimensions, armaments, silhouettes and even photographs. The first issue of this work is from 1898. John Frederick Thomas Jane, known as Fred T Jane, was the founder of this work. He was an avid miniatures wargamer and decided to catalogue all warships and armaments as a supplement to a wargame he designed. This particular edition was edited by Raymond V B Blackman.

CONDITION

In a full cloth binding. Externally, generally smart. Rubbing to the joints and extremities. Small split to the head of front joint. Bumping to the extremities. Spots and light rubbing to the boards and spine. Fading to the boards. Rear hinge is strained but firm. Closed tear to the bottom of first leaf. Internally, firmly bound. Closed tear to page 351-353 from the top to the bottom third of page. Pages are generally bright and clean.

Overall Condition: Very Good

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