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Title: 20.000 mijlen Over Zee. De wereldreis van Hr. Ms. Onderzeeboot K XVIII. 'N Polygoonfilm. [Eerste druk; First edition].
Description: Haarlem, Polygoon, [..], 1935. 8. Original illustrated orange coloured wrappers, stapled. Bold black type covertitle, monochrome illustration at tail and a window at top margin illustrating the dutch flag. [20]pp. of text and captioned monochrome illustrations of which portraits, name-list of submarine crew inside lower outer cover, simple track-map printed at tail of title-page, name-list members of the committee-of-honour. On 14 November 1934 a dutch submarine H.R.Ms. XVIII, under command of Lt.-at-Sea first class D.C.M. Hetterschij, sailed from Naval-base Den Helder for its circumnavigation of some 20.000 sea-miles, arriving at Surabaya Naval-base, colonial Indonesia, 11th July 1935. This tour-of-duty was filmed and photographed by Lt.-at-Sea 2nd. class M.S. Wytema who was engaged as cinematographer by the dutch film-factory Polygoon, Haarlem municipality. A nice and attractive copy of this promotional brochure. Good to very good copy. (tail of spine a bit knocked).

Keywords: maritime history brochure polygoon submarine circumnavigation movie film cinema travel narrative navy advertising reclame

Price: EUR 60.00 = appr. US$ 65.21 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 53808