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Colonel Cyril Field; Earl Beatty; David Beatty
Britain's Sea-Soldiers a History of the Royal Marines and Their Predecessors and of Their Services in Action, Ashore and Afloat, and Upon Sundry Other Occasions of Moment
Liverpool, The Lyceum Press, 1924. First edition. Leather. Liverpool: The Lyceum Press, 1924. First edition. Leather. Very Good. 11" by 8.5". Not Stated. The first edition of Colonel Cyril Field's monumental history of the Royal Navy from its beginnings to the outbreak of the First World War, illustrated throughout with many colour plates, and additional illustrations tipped in my a prior owner. The first edition of this work. Complete in two volumes. Rebound in a quarter morocco binding with the original publisher's cloth boards restored. This work has been grangerised. The prior owner has pasted and tipped in additional plates and illustrations from other works, some in colour and some monochrome. These extra illustrations do not obstruct the work, but adds extra information and detail that would be very interesting to the reader. The illustrations range greatly in subject, including illustrations of the naval costumes from history, portraits of prominent naval figures, scenes of active fight, naval flags and symbols, photographs of naval teams and figures, and more. A detailed and exciting history of the Royal Navy, following the navy through about two-hundred and fifty years, up until the outbreak of the First World War. Volume I illustrated with a colour frontispiece, eleven colour plates, forty-eight half-tone plates, and many in-text illustrations. Collated, complete. Volume II illustrated with a colour frontispiece, eleven colour plates, forty-six half-tone plates, and many in-text illustrations. Collated, complete. Written by Colonel Cyril Field, R.M.L.I. … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA [Bath, United Kingdom]

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