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Very Ordinary Seaman.

Published: London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1944

Stock code: 106289

Price: £675

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First edition, first impression of what is generally considered one of the finest accounts of life at sea in the Second World War. A fictionalised but accurate account, based on the author’s experiences in a destroyer on the Murmansk run.

Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Contents mildly toned; an excellent copy in the jacket with faintly toned spine.

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