Royal Navy: BRITISH BATTLESHIPS 1860 - 1950

British Battleships

A History of Design, Construction and Armament 1860 - 1950

by Dr. Oscar Parkes O.B.E., A.I.N.A.

British Battleships by Dr.Oscar Parkes: This small scanned image is intended to show the general appearance and condition of the book's front cover.


A History of design, Construction and Armament 1860 - 1950

 Book's condition and details: 

A blue 'cloth' bound book with gilt title, etc. to spine - boards with minimal shelf wear - Page block edges have a suggestion of light dust spotting - Page surfaces are pristine, no inscriptions so cndition is at least VERY GOOD PLUS. - Dust wrapper, price clipped - 1cm. blind tear taped inside, generally very bright and clean - in at least VERY GOOD PLUS condition. An excellent example of this becoming scarce and much sought after important work.

Weight unwrapped 2616 grm.  -  Weight wrapped for postage < 3000 grm.
Book dimensions: 230 mm. x 294 mm. x 50 mm.
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Price: GBP £32.00 including U.K. postage.



Background adapted from an oil-on-board painting by Philip Thorne of H.M.S. Hood undergoing sea trials after a major refit at Portsmouth in 1931