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The Battle of London
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The Battle of London

by Hugh Addison

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  • hardcover
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Hardcover
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Liberty Hill, Texas
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The Battle of London by Hugh Addison (pen name used by Harry Owen) published by Herbert Jenkins Limited, 1923-24 estimated date of publication. HC.
Very hard to find book.

Undated but estimated publication 1923-24, hardback, 312 numbered pages + 8 pages of advertisements for other books. Written under the pen name of 'Hugh Addison', the true author is Harry Collinson Owen (1882 –1956), a British Army War correspondent in WWI. Which experience may well have informed this 'precept and a warning' re a British Bolshevik revolution, in which, as the preliminary blurb rightly warns, 'The story cuts down to the heart of the subject, and nothing is spared' - including prisoners. The story concerns England of the - then - near future subject to invasion from abroad + subversion from within, and the sanguine measures necessary for patriots to restore order.

Boards intact and lightly soiled and lightly bumped on the boards with no marks internally, but the first few pages show marked age wear. No tears.… Read more
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Beat to Quarters
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Beat to Quarters

by C.S. Forester

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  • hardcover
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Used - Good+
Edition
FIRST EDITION
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Hardcover
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Published by Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1937. 324 pages. Stated: "First Edition - Published April 1937" - 2nd impression. Blue cloth cover. Fade to spine. Top edge stained red. Previous owners name on front endpaper.
This is a vintage book which will have signs of wear, sometimes significant to the boards. Pages will always be intact with minimal to no stray marks or marginalia, unless otherwise noted. Books may have an owner or gift inscription. Prior to bidding, please inspect pictures closely to ensure you are confident in what you will be getting.
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