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Poems by an Able Seaman.

Published: London: The Westminster Press, 1918

Stock code: 102801

Price: £165

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First edition, first impression, of these naval poems from the First World War. “In compiling this book I have made no attempt at classical work but simple verse written on board one of H.M. Battleships whilst at war.” Rare, only five copies listed by OCLC in libraries worldwide.

Octavo. Original cloth, titles blind to front and spine. Fading to spine and partially to cloth around boards, a few small marks and light rubbing to cloth, slight partial toning to endpapers.

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