Hardcover, red cloth boldly lettered in white, in publisher’s non price-clipped dust-jacket. 380 pages. Statistical Appendix and Index. Illustrated with over 120 photographs and 17 charts and diagrams. First American edition, first printing. A “complete, authoritative, albeit streamlined history of the Italian Navy in World War II” written by an Italian Navy Commander and based on extensive research in the “Historical Office of the Italian Navy and many other Italian and foreign sources —principally British.” No previous ownership marks. Some toning to dust-jacket and inner gutters and extremities of map end-papers as per usual. Else a clean, square, unmarked copy. Very good+ in a near very good dust-jacket.