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HMS "Durban"1931-1933 - South American Division

By: Hammond, Lieutenant RJL ; Springall, Mr AJB (Eds)

Price: $61.75

Publisher: Flood & Son Ltd., Lowestoft (printer): 1934?

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2kk

Condition: Very Good


339 pages (complete). A placid copy of this VERY RARE book written by and produced by the Company of HMS Durban during their commission to South America and South Atlantic from 1931-1933. The book has Company accounts of both outward and homeward voyages. The boards have wear about the edges, scuffing, handling marks all about. Nonetheless, they are comfortable and sure. The contents have evidence of happy use throughout. Even yet, they are clean, clear, cheerful, companionable, endlessly congenial, keen. A MOST engaging book! fk View more info

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Medals of the British Navy and How They Were Won. With a list of those officers who for their gallant conduct were granted honorary swords and plate by the Committee of the Patriotic Fund

By: Long, W H

Price: $142.50

Publisher: Norie & Wilson, London: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 93ls

Condition: Very Good


450 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. White boards with stamped gilt titling, decoration and borders (agleam). The boards have wear, scuffing, marks all about. The spine has wear to the seams, the head and the foot; as with the boards there are handling marks. The spine and the boards are sure and steady. The contents are benign. Page 440 has a strip of the Naval Good Shooting Medal affixed together with a picture of such a medal. The paper trims are tanned. The plates are fresh. The pages are clean, clear, assured, agreeably dignified, certain and very confident. fk View more info