The Secret Raiders: The Story of the German Armed Merchant Raiders in the Second World War by David Woodward
1955. Third Edition. 232 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth. Contains black and white photographic plates. Pages are moderately tanned with noticeable foxing throughout. Slight crinkling to paper at gutters, however binding remains firm. Pencil inscription to half title page. Plates are bright and clear, with some light tanning and foxing to edges. Boards have visible edge wear with corner bumping. Heavy sunning to spine and edges with some crushing to spine ends. Gilt lettering is darkened. Water marks overall. Book is slightly bowed and forward leaning. Fraying to spine edges.