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The Little Ships

Holman. Gordon

Published by Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1943
Condition: VG+ Hardcover
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Published in October 1943 this book covers to role and actions of the RN's motor torpedo boats and motor gun boats, mainly in the Channnel but also North Sea operations. For a war-time publication it is an objactive account of these small ship's contribution to confounding the enemy and many first-hand action accounts are included. Apart from excellent text the book is notable for nine b/w action paintings by C E Turner, who also provided the wrapround green toned dust jacket, there are seven b/w photos, 164 pages. Oatmeal hard covers with red front/spine titles VG+, small, neat ink name top FFEP, text block otherwise excellent. Scarce green tinted DJ VG, long but shallow section missing at top front includes much of title, small section missing spine top, tape repaired tear lower right front, few chips, small tears upper/lower edges. Bookseller Inventory # 002669

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Title: The Little Ships

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, London

Publication Date: 1943

Binding: Hard Cover

Illustrator: Art, Photos

Book Condition:VG+

Dust Jacket Condition: VG

Edition: 1st

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