8vo. 130 pages. with numerous manuscript and pasted in amendments.
very good condition in the original binding.
an invaluable source material on the management of the Royal Navy's 4th Cruiser Squadron in the immediate pre. world war one years.
the book is marked as 'Admiral's Copy', presumably Rear-Admiral E.E. Bradford, Commanding Officer of the Squadron, on board HMS Leviathan.
The 4th Squadron was effectively annihilated at the Battle of Coronel in November 1914.