Co-author G. W. P. McLachlan. Dark green cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, many illustrations from photographs. Related newspaper cuttings left in, including two relating the sinking of the GRW Cross-Channel steamer St Patrick, on Friday 13th (June, 1941, although the clipping is undated and the date of the incident not mentioned in either cutting). Six pages of advertisements at the front, eight (mostly publisher’s advertisements) to rear. Condition: Boards a little bumped, spine age-darkened, light foxing to free end papers; text pages and illustrations clean and bright.