Title: The Defence of London 1915-1918.
Publisher: Andrew Melrose (Ltd.),, London:
Publication Date: 1923
Edition: First Edition..
octavo, (xiv), 267pp. Introduction by Adm. Sir Percy Scott. An outline of the history of an endeavor to prepare an adequate defense of London after the air raids on Britain in two parts: the defense against Zeppelins and the defense against airplanes. Many of the details provided in this account are not easily found elsewhere. With eight photographic illustrations and one fold-out map. Spine very slightly faded, else a fine, clean copy. With the small bookplate of American diplomat Irwin Laughlin. blue cloth, stamped in white and gilt. Bookseller Inventory # 24107
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