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Make a Signal

£11.99

Product description

A book about naval signals, mainly in the time before voice radio when signals were passed by Morse code, lamps and flags. Written by an ex-Royal Navy captain, the book is both authoritative and full of personal insight that puts the narrative into perspective.

No jacket. The blue cloth boards have the Cunard Steam-Ship Company emblem on the front, the rear board is plain with a dark stain towards the top. The spine, which is quite faded, has the book details and is decorated with a drawing of a line of ship's flags. The front board has a slight ripple towards the top outer corner and a small light stain towards the bottom. There is little shelf wear, however there are small tears at the bottom of the spine and the corners are slightly bumped. No inscriptions and no marking. The paper is slightly yellowed with age but no foxing is evident except the firts and last few pages.

The date stamped on the rear paste-down is 24th August '55.

Despite the description above, overall this book is judged to be of good condition for its age and will make a good reading copy.

Item details

Added value:
First Edn.
Author(s):
Broome, Jack
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
222 x 142 x 23 mm approx.
Edition:
1955
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
224
Publisher:
Putnam

Standard UK Delivery £3.95 per order

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About this item

A book about naval signals, mainly in the time before voice radio when signals were passed by Morse code, lamps and flags. Written by an ex-Royal Navy captain, the book is both authoritative and full of personal insight that puts the narrative into perspective.

No jacket. The blue cloth boards have the Cunard Steam-Ship Company emblem on the front, the rear board is plain with a dark stain towards the top. The spine, which is quite faded, has the book details and is decorated with a drawing of a line of ship's flags. The front board has a slight ripple towards the top outer corner and a small light stain towards the bottom. There is little shelf wear, however there are small tears at the bottom of the spine and the corners are slightly bumped. No inscriptions and no marking. The paper is slightly yellowed with age but no foxing is evident except the firts and last few pages.

The date stamped on the rear paste-down is 24th August '55.

Despite the description above, overall this book is judged to be of good condition for its age and will make a good reading copy.

Added value:
First Edn.
Author(s):
Broome, Jack
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
222 x 142 x 23 mm approx.
Edition:
1955
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
224
Publisher:
Putnam

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