London: Hutchinson & Co., 1919. Hardcover : Two volumes : Volume 1 : pp. [i-vi] vii-xxxiv, 1-325  : Volume 2 : pp. [i-v] v-x, 327-643 [3 blank] : 101 illustrations : 12 charts : 21 plans and diagrams : Frontispiece volume 1, portrait of author : Frontispiece volume 2, portrait of Admiral Ronarc'h : Navy blue cloth covered boards with blind embossed border : Gilt lettering on spine : Volume 1 has name written in pen on paste-down : Previous bookseller sticker on paste-down.
Boards have some rubbed marks especially on spine : All edges toned and fox marked : Some foxing mainly to outer leaves and edges : Fold out chart page 274 has 5cm tear and 1cm tear at top : Fold out map at back of volume 1 has 4cm tear at fold : Fold out map at back of volume 2 has fold crease and stain and small tear at fold. Good. Item #1599
Admiral Sir Reginald Bacon (1863 - 1947) was an officer in the Royal Navy, in 1915 he was appointed commander of the Dover Patrol.