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H.M.S. Ulysses

by Maclean Alistair

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
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Very Good/Very Good
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St James's Place, London: Collins, 1955. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. John Rose. 1955 First Edition. Size 8vo, 8" x 5", 320 pages. Red hard cover with gilt titles to the spine. With endpaper maps at front and diagram at rear. In unclipped pictorial dust jacket designed by John Rose. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Back cover slightly spotted, corners and head and tail of spine slightly chipped, not price clipped, price 12s. 6d. net. Book Condition Very Good, gilt on spine slightly dulled, a few spots to page edges, a few faint spots to prelims and ends, owner's stamp on front endpaper map, small WH Smith label to lower edge of rear pastedown, else contents clean, pages clean. The author`s first novel, an outstanding document on the war at sea, His service in the Royal Navy gave him the background for this book, although he acknowledges help from his brother, who was a sea captain in the Merchant Navy. Alistair MacLean of course, went on to write many more novels of thrilling adventure.

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Bookseller
Lazarus Books Limited GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
13254
Title
H.M.S. Ulysses
Author
Maclean Alistair
Illustrator
John Rose
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Collins
Place of Publication
St James's Place, London
Date published
1955
Keywords
FICTION ACTION ADVENTURE NAVAL MILITARY WAR
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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tail
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jacket
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First Edition
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spine
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edges
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price clipped
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gilt
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