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Rockett, Sam.

Published by Hutchinson (1956)

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From: Better World Books Ltd (Dunfermline, United Kingdom)

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About this Item: Hutchinson, 1956. Condition: Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP97581259

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Rockett, Sam

Published by Hutchinsons, London (1956)

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About this Item: Hutchinsons, London, 1956. Hard Cover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 191pp; frontis; illustrated; page edges foxed, d/j repaired, with minor edgewear. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 040700

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ROCKETT, Sam

Published by Hutchinson, London (1956)

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From: Mainly Fiction (Auckland, 0745, New Zealand)

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About this Item: Hutchinson, London, 1956. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. Scarce title. Monochrome frontis and illstns. Tight and square, wear to crown of spine, fading and spotting to top edge of front board, small gift inscription on the front pastedown (under the dj flap). The dust jacket has chips to the bottom edge and front fold, up to 1 inch loss to the top edge of the front panel, faint foxing, protected in a fitted clear film sleeve. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 020565

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ROCKETT, Sam .

Published by Hutchinson; (1956)

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From: M.D.Hawkes (Beaconsfield, United Kingdom)

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About this Item: Hutchinson;, 1956. 8vo. Hardback. First edition. 191pp. 21 b/w photographs on plates. The author gives a complete history of Channel-swimming, from the first by Captain Webb in 1875 up to 1955, including his own successful swim in 1950. A near Fine copy with no inscriptions or foxing, in a Very Good+ unclipped dustwrapper ( two short closed tears at top of spine). . Seller Inventory # 31448

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Rockett, Sam

Published by Hutchinson, London (1956)

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From: Sue Lloyd-Davies Books (CARMARTHEN, United Kingdom)

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About this Item: Hutchinson, London, 1956. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+. First Edition; First Printing. Brown cloth bound boards with black titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is NOT price-clipped. There is some Very light edge-wear/chipping to the dustjacket extremities. The dustjacket is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks VG Plus/Near FINE. There are some light foxing (brown) spots to the page fore-edges and to the rear endpapers, otherwise there are NO Inscriptions or other marks. 191 pp. Illustrated with b/w plates. Index. This is a Very Clean, Tight, Bright, and Crisp, 'Very Good Plus' copy of a Very Scarce Title. . "Sam Rockett was one of only nine finishers out of 24 competitors in the First Daily Mail International Channel Race of 1950, Cap Gris Nez to England, 22nd August 1950, and was the first Briton home. He wrote the still sought-after book 'It's Cold in the Channel' which is a compendium of Channel lore which still arouses great interest." (Dover Museum). ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Seller Inventory # 112538

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Rockett, Sam"

Published by Hutchinson (1956)

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From: Hunter Books (Burnham, BUCKS, United Kingdom)

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About this Item: Hutchinson, 1956. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. 1st Edition......... UK first impression. Very rare book. This copy SIGNED by Sam Rockett and dated August 12 1956. Has an additional association, being inscribed to a Pathe News journalist by a Mrs N. Butlin, presumably on occasion of the 1956 Butlins channel race. The book has some signs of being from an institutional library, two stamps and the number 518 to spine and in book. Unlikely to have been a public library. No jacket. Hutchinson 1956. " ". Signed by Author(s). Book. Seller Inventory # 2852738606

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