New York: Hearst's International Library Co., 1916. Photos. First American Edition. Pictorial cloth. 8vo, red pictorial cloth with gold lettering and black-gray image of submarine stamped on front cover, illustrated with B&W glossy frontispiece portrait of Capt. Koenig & 26 B&W photos, xii + 247 pages. Very Good / None. Item #5367
The story of the legendary voyage by the first merchant submarine, the German Submarine Merchantman "Deutschland." This narrative by her captain describes the submarine's voyage with cargo to America in 1916; running the English blockade; and return to Germany.
SCARCE in such VG condition with firm and minimally worn cloth; unmarked pages; bright, clean unfoxed B&W plates, very light age-toning, and somewhat faded gilt stamping to covers. A classic of naval literature.