MALLALIEU, J. P. W.
Very Ordinary Seaman.
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.
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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.