Book: Mahan on Naval Warfare, published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co, Ltd, 1919

Mahan, Alfred Thayer (b.1840, d.1914)
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Mahan on Naval Warfare, selections from the writings of Rear Admiral Alfred Thayer Mahan, edited by Allan Westcott, Instructor, United States Naval Academy, with maps and diagrams.

Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co, Ltd, London, 1919.

Book bound in navy blue leather and gold embossed designs. Face of the book has a gold crest of a sailing ship surrounded by naval flags and topped with a Queens crown above phrase "Union in Strength" on a ribbon, at the centre with title, The Incorporated Thames Nautical Training College surrounds the central image, and HMS Worcester is written on the ribbon below the crest.

The spine features bisected anchor and rope motifs. The book has blue and gold marbled end papers, with a printed certificate for the Training College pasted to inside cover with handwriting inserted in fields; Prize, for French, Position, Senior Navy Class, Awarded to Cadet: G . S. Clark, 1943.

Book owned by Gerry Clark, part of a large collection of written and audiovisual resources and equipment, related to his voyages in the Southern Ocean.
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Gerry Clark
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Mahan, Alfred Thayer (b.1840, d.1914): Author
Paper: 0 - Whole
Leather: Binding
Measurement details
2D objects (HxW): H 210 W 400mm: 0 - Whole
Production place and notes
London, England, Great Britain, Europe
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Not on display


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