Hurst & Blackett
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Leather spine and corners; raised bands to spine; gilt title. Chipping and wear to leather spine and edges. Spotting to covers. Joints are cracked. Some foxing. Bookplate of Windsor Holden White (American Polo player) to front endpaper. Name and address label to rear pastedown.
Admiral Jubelin tells the story of his personal war from the time of his dramatic escape from Indo-China, there he had been gunnery officer on the flagship, to the British in Malaya after the fall of France. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Heavy foxing to text block and edges of dustwrapper flaps. Pictorial dustwrapper has 1" loss to lower spine edge (vertically).
Second edition. Red cloth, gilt titles. Colour frontis. Colour plates and b/w photos. Top edge gilt. SIGNED by author. All plates present. Endpapers lightly foxed. Joints slightly cracked. Contents very good. Spine faded and rubbed.
Three volumes. 8 x 5". Red embossed cloth, gilt titles to spines. B/w frontis to each volume. Bookplate of Eric S. Quayle to front pastedown of Vol I. Top and tail of spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Contents very good.