Title The Man Who Bought a Navy: The Story of the World's Greatest Salvage Achievement at Scapa Flow
Book Condition Collectible: Very Good
Jacket Condition Acceptable
Edition First Edition
Publisher George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. 1964-01-01
Seller ID 4-5-1735
First Edition. Previous owner's name is written on endpaper. Pages lightly yellowed. Black a white photographs. Dust Jacket is rubbed, chipped, price clipped and taped along spine and flap edges. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover.When the Germans sank their surrendered navy at Scapa Flow after the First World War, top salvage experts were agreed that the work of recovering the ships was a near impossibility. Engineer Ernest Cox was the one man who defied their prediction.