Fifty Years in the Royal Navy, Admiral Sir Percy Scott

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Fifty Years in the Royal Navy, Admiral Sir Percy Scott, Published by George H. Doran Co., New York, USA, 1919. 342 pages including two appendices and index, 42 black and white photos and drawings, including frontis of author, several drawings, diagrams etc in text section. Blue cloth boards with blind stamped emblem front, gilt spine titles. Fore and bottom rough cut edges. Boards have light wear and inside hinge is weakened; pages 195-198 are cleanly detached as one piece; a small closed tear outside of text block to fore-edge of appendix page 323. Textblock is otherwise fine without markings; some pages remain uncut and closed. Percy Scott KCB, KCVO, LL.D (1853 -1924) was 13 when he joined the Royal Navy in 1866. He retired in 1916 having achieved the rank of Admiral with a service record including the pursuit of slave ships, the Boxer Rebellion, the Boer War and, WWI.  002195

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