Very Good / Very Good. Item #001613
Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1977. First Edition. Quarto; 144pp, including bibliography and index. Photographic dust jacket. Tan boards with gilt spine lettering. Documentary B&W photographs throughout.
Unclipped dust jacket with a hint of fading, showing very polite shelfwear; slight nudging to crown and foot of jacket spine. Boards show slight edge tanning; gold lettering on spine as-new bright. Textblock clean, unmarked, square.
Prolific German naval historian Schmalenbach here focuses on the military evolution of cruisers through the lens of the two world wars.