JACKSON, Peter T.
Title: Commission in Chinese Waters
Publisher:  G. Bell and Sons, London, 1938,
Seller ID: 65538
JACKSON, Peter T. Commission in Chinese Waters . Life on the Lower Deck. L.: G. Bell and Sons, Ltd., 1938. Pp. (i)-xi,,1-294,, frontis., + 15 p.of plates. 8vo, blue cloth with black lettering to spine. The author's acc ount of his time spent in the Royal Navy as a low-ranking member on board acruiser, a perspective of which there is far less written about; showing t he lives of the "everyman" seaman that is often neglected in writings by captains and admirals. Contents: 1. Trooping, 2. We Are Off, 3. Eastward Ho!,4. East of Suez, 5. We Commission, 6. Pirates Again, 7. Stanley and Others , 8. Stripey, 9. The Chef, 10. Shanghai. Slightly cocked, rear outer hinge nearly worn through, spine ends worn, spine and edges sunned, occasional light foxing, else vg. 70.00