Kenneth Edwards/ Koenig Paul/ F. S. Brereton/ Percy F Westerman - Britain at War/ Voyage of the Deutschland/ Under Foch’s Command/ Thick of fray at Zeebrugge - 1916/1946
Britain at War: The Royal Navy and Allies: From July 1943 to September 1944
Commander Kenneth Edwards
Published by Hutchinson, London, England, 1946
First Edition, in decorated navy boards. Handsome and bright gilt insignia and picture of ships in gilt on front board. With 438 illustrations, A complete record in text and pictures. 312 pages, 25 x 19 cm.
Voyage of the Deutschland: The First Merchant Submarine
Koenig [Konig], Capt. Paul
Published by New York; Hearst's International Library, 1916
First US Edition. near very good copy in the original decorated, pictorial cloth. Remains particularly well-preserved overall, bright and clean. Library bookplate, Cardiff City. 247 pages, 19 x 13 cm.
Under Foch’s Command, subtitled “A Tale of the Americans in France"
Captain F. S. Brereton
Published by Blackie and Son Limited, London and Glasgow, 1918
First Edition. Marshal Ferdinand Foch (1851–1929) was a French general and Marshal of France during the First World War. In 1918 Foch became the Allied Commander-in-Chief in 1918 and successfully coordinated the French, British, American, and Italian efforts into a coherent whole, deftly handling his strategic reserves. 287 pages, 19 x 13 cm.
The thick of the fray at Zeebrugge
Percy F Westerman
Published by Blackie and Son Limited, London and Glasgow, 1919
First edition. Brown, yellow, white and black pictorial illustrated covers. Colour frontispiece and 4 other illustrations by W. Edward Wigfull.
In very good condition showing some minor shelf wear. Prize plate to the front, some pencil notes on ffep. 256 pages, 19 x 13 cm.