The Battle Cruisers at the Action of the Falkland Islands
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by Commander Rudolf Verner, Royal Navy, HMS Inflexible.
edited by Colonel Willoughby Verner
John Bale, Sons & Danielsson ltd., 1920.
4to [32x25cm] ppvii 85. illustrated with frontispiece portrait, five fine colour plates reproduced from the author's sketches, battle plan, half tone plate from a painting by Montague Dawson, and photographs.
browning to end-papers and a little foxing, but generally in very good condition in the original two-tone blue and white cloth binding, a bit bruised to the corners. inscription to front free end-paper.
a first-hand account of the Battle of the Falklands by the Gunnery Lieutenant on board HMS 'Inflexible'. the author was subsequently killed in the Dardanelles, and this finely produced volume includes a memoir of his life by Harold Hodge.