The thrilling career of Matthew Lawe Drake's coxswain. Rated Monsarrat's finest work since the Cruel Sea, a classic which is still in print !
In two volumes for the price of one
vol 1 soft cover fair condition
vol 2 hardback very good condition
Not a rare book but this one is hard cover in good condition. If you've never read it and you like an action novel with intelligent character studies give it a go.
The book is still in print after 60 years so it's a gripping tale
410 pp. published 1953 after many reprints. Hard cover good condition with strong binding
The story of a Royal Navy destroyer in the depths of the Atlantic War 1942 with the tensions among officers making a tale that is easy to relate to. thumbnail shows title page as there is no dust cover
Not strictly maritime but it describes the men of the Royal Navy who brought their ships to New South Wales
A well -researched historical novel with real men such as Phillip Tench Nepean Hunter King as its heroes.
440 pp. hard back with dust cover Very Fine condition.