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THE FLAG CAPTAIN by  writing as

THE FLAG CAPTAIN

by Reeman, Douglas, writing as "Alexander Kent

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[London: Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd, 1971].. Octavo, boards. First edition. A Richard Bolitho sea adventure set in 1797. Slight lean to spine, some darkening to text block, a nearly fine copy in a nearly fine dust jacket with mild rubbing to corner tips and base of spine panel, some age tanning to rear panel. (#82922)

Douglas Reeman (Alexander Kent) did convoy duty in the Atlantic, the Arctic and the North Sea. He has written over thirty novels under his own name and more than twenty bestselling historical novels featuring Richard Bolitho under the pseudonym Alexander Kent.




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