The Story of the Submarine. Col. C Field

The Story of the Submarine
Colonel C Field
First edition

Divers and diving apparatus from antiquity; Drebbel’s and Bourne’s submarines; early inventors; explosion ships; the devils ships of Antwerp; Robert Fulton and his inventions; Underwater attacks in the American War of 1812; Bauer, Villeroi and Halstead’s submarines; the first Holland; Submarine development in the 1880s; Early German and Italian submarines; Simon Lake’s junior Argonaut; Submarines of theUS, Russia, Japan, and Europe; semi-submarine vessels; submarine workers and diving boats; Submarine projects; Disasters and accidents; The future of the submarine.

Hardback in cellophane wrapper. Decorative cover and spine in very good condition. Rubbing to ends of spine. Front endpaper inscribed in pencil ‘Fred B Whitney, 414 Julian St, Michigan, Ill’ and ‘(Simon Lake’s personal attorney)’.

304 pages
Black and white illustrations
145 mm x 210 mm (5.75 in x 8.25 in)
1908, Sampson Low, Marston and Co Ltd, London


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Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 30 × 20 × 5 cm