Corbett, Sir Julian S. [and Newbolt, Henry]. HISTORY OF THE GREAT WAR. Based on Official Documents by Direction of the Historical Section of the Committee of Imperial Defence. NAVAL OPERATIONS. 5 vols. plus 4 cases of maps, First Edition; Vol. I, To the Battle of the Falklands December 1914; pp. [ii], xiv, 470, [2](blank); 18 folding maps and charts in separate cloth case & 13 maps, plans & diagrams in text volume (some folding & coloured), 4 appendices; Vol. II, pp. xii, 448; 18 plans (mostly folding), 3 appendices; Vol. III, pp. [ii], xiv, 470, [2](blank); 7 plans & diagrams in volume and 46 folding maps and plans in separate cloth case, 9 appendices; Vol. IV, pp. [ii], xiv, 412; 12 folding coloured maps in separate cloth case & 11 plans & diagrams (some folding) in text vol., 2 appendices; Vol. V, pp. xx, 452; 11 plans & diagrams (some folding) in text volume & 31 folding maps and diagrams in separate cloth case, 11 appendices; index to each vol.; original cloth (some occasional very slight external wear & discolouration); a very good, clean and complete set, with all the maps and plans in fine condition; very scarce. London; Longmans, Green & Co.; 1920, 1921, 1923, 1928, 1931.
***The first author, Corbett, died only a few hours after completing the third volume which was seen through the press by E. Y. Daniel. The first three volumes cover events up to and including the Battle of Jutland and cover all the events in the Dardanelles and the evacuation of Gallipoli. The fourth and fifth volumes, completing the work to the end of the war, were compiled by Henry Newbolt. #22720

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