HISTORIC SUBMARINES.

Lipscomb, Commander F. W.


£35.00




1st ed., 1970. 37 (text) + 16 (plate) pp., 16 cold. plates + photo-ills & drawings. D.j., 34 x 24cm. Nr. FINE. One of Hugh Evelyn's large-format attractive books, this is an illustrated study of the evolution of the submarine from the 16th century to modern times. It contains 16 coloured and accurately drawn plates which show the development in submarine construction, technical and naval, from 1898 to 1959. The 16 submarines depicted are : French NARVAL 1898-9 ; British 'Holland' class 1901-2 ; German U.35 1914 ; German DEUTSCHLAND 1916 ; British K.26 1917 ; British 'R' class 1918 ; British M.1 1918 ; British M.2. 1920 ; French SURCOUF 1929 ; German U.99 1940 ; American BALAO 1942 ; British X-craft 1943 ; Japanese I.400 1944 ; American NAUTILUS 1954 ; American SKIPJACK 1958 ; and American GEORGE WASHINGTON 1959.


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