The Submarine in War and Peace, by S Lake

The Submarine in War and Peace, Its developments and its possibilities
Simon Lake
First edition

Simon Lake was an American mechanical engineer and naval architect who obtained over two hundred patents for advances in naval design and competed with John Philip Holland to build the first submarines for the United States Navy.

What the modern submarine is
Comedy and tragedy of submarine development
Experiences of pioneer inventors of the submarine
The evolution of the submarine
Use of the submarine in war
The possibility of defeating the submarine
The submarine in times of peace
The destiny of the submarine

Hardback. Blue book cloth cover. Slight rubbing to top and bottom of spine. Very good condition.
Front endpaper inscribed ‘ Grimm[?] Boyes Lt.RN. DT + SD’

302 pages
Black and white photographs
152 mm x 228 mm (6 in x 9 in)
1918, J B Lippincott Co, Philadelphia


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Additional information

Weight 1.4 kg
Dimensions 34 × 20 × 6 cm