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Lincoln, Commander F. Ashe Q.C. R.N.V.R., - SECRET NAVAL INVESTIGATOR.

 1552645090,
William Kimber, London, 1961, 1st edn., 207pp, 8pp half tone photo ills., dark blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured pictorial dustwrapper, the account of one of the back-room brains of Allied counter intelligence in the fight against German ingenuity of design of mines and torpedos, the author had been trained at HMS Vernon as a mine specialist but before the war had been a barrister with a mind used to questioning every piece of anecdotal evidence placed before him. The combination of these two areas of expertise led him to be especially suitable in establishing the nature of the various types of sea mines and torpedoes being employed by the Germans and developing the research and the counter measures for making them safe both at sea and on land, presentation label from Stephens, Smith & Co., marine engineers of London, edges tanned and faintly foxed, small bookseller label front pastedown and misfold to final pastedown, small mark front free endpaper, dustwrapper: price clipped, spine slightly tanned, slight loss to edges repaired to reverse, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.25 US$ 37.29 | JPą 5766] Book number 44277

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