The Pirate's Progress: A Short History of the U-Boat.

New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1918. Paperback. 12mo. Printed wrappers. Near fine. Lightly evenly age toned, as expected in a production of this era -- but overall an unheard-of superb copy of this cheaply printed text. None of the chipping or edge tears invariably that usually plagues this title. Item #32940

First edition. One of the first serious studies of the U-Boat phenomenon, with chapters addressing "The U-Boat as a Legitimate Weapon of War," "First Attacks Upon Merchant Ships," "Minor Barbarities," etc. Scottish author, critic and editor Archer (1856-1924) was primarily a prolific drama critic and translator of Ibsen and other playwrights.

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