Germany's High Sea Fleet in the World War.
London. Cassell and Company, Ltd., 1920. First edition.
8vo. xiv, 375pp, . With a photographic portrait frontispiece and a further 28 planes. Original publisher's blue, lettered in gilt and navy. Heavily rubbed, spine sunned. Endpapers browned, lower hinge exposed, inked inscription to FFEP: 'Viscount Jellicoe O. M. / with Sir Arthur Spurgeons best wishes. / Easter 1920.
The first edition of Admiral Reinhard Scheer's (1863-1928) autobiographical work on the war at sea from the perspective of the Imperial German Navy. This copy was presented by journalist and publisher Sir Arthur Spurgeon (1861-1938) to Royal Navy officer John Jellicoe (1859-1935), Admiral of the Fleet during the First World War, predominantly remembered for his leadership at the Battle of Jutland - the counterpart to Scheer.£ 100.00 Antiquates Ref: 23210