Hardcover, quarto sized volume bound in navy blue cloth and lettered in silver on spine. in publisher’s dust-jacket. 224 pages. Index of Ships. Translated from the German by Geoffrey Brooks. First American edition, first edition in English published contemporaneously with the British edition. This essential reference work for this class of warship is illustrated with hundreds of black and white photographs, detailed drawings and maps, as well as end-section depicting camouflage schemes. The authors also provide a war record for all of the ships discussed. No previous ownership marks. A clean, square, fresh and unmarked copy, pristine and like new. Fine in a fine dust-jacket.