THE DEVICES OF WAR

by NORMAN KEMP

First published in 1956 by T. Werner Laurie Ltd., London

A green cloth bound book with black lettering to the spine which is sunned.
Page block is tight, bright, no inscriptions and clean with no sign of any foxing.
Book's condition is VERY GOOD MINUS. No dust wrapper.
Price £4.00 plus postage

In "The Devices of War" Norman Kemp describes the development of an assortment of unusual weapons that were invented by civilians, scientists, service personnel and specialist units. The Royal Commission on Awards to Inventors considered, and awarded tax free sums of money, over an eight year period to about 150 claiments. Mentioned are Leigh lights,Sommerfield portable tracks, wound dressings,bomb releases, Mulberry harbours, rocket projectors and the Pluto pipeline amongst others. Illustrated with photographs.

This flash photograph enhances the cover of this book, the boards are actually an even light green colour but the spine is sunned to an even lighter green. The pages are clean, bright and tight.

232 pages 115 mm. x 220 mm.20 mm. Weight wrapped <500 grams..

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