Item #15584 Adventures Ashore & Afloat. Adm. Sir Roger Keyes, Winston S. Churchill.

Adventures Ashore & Afloat

London, Harrap, 1939, hardcover. This book covers the first twenty years of the author’s long naval career. Churchill’s two page forward has some interesting thoughts about the Pax Britannica at sea in the 19th Century when the Royal Navy ruled the seas. Navy (of course) cloth, 373 pages, index, photos. Woods B32, Cohen B65. Woods B32, Cohen B65.2 This is the 2nd printing of May 1939 which is not noted by either Woods or Cohen. Same size as first but a lighter blue cloth. Crisp bright copy, some edge spotting in scarce green on white dustwrapper, clipped with new price printed, with some edgewear and minor loss at head of spine. Item #15584

Price: $120.00