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JOHN, Rebecca. Caspar John. London: Collins, 1987. Pp. (10),11-240, + 8 pages of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Afascinating biography of Caspar John by his daughter. John was raised in t he thick of bohemian London (his father was painter Augustus John), but didnot allow this to preclude a naval career. His rise to the rank of First S ea Lord is recounted with sensitivity and insight by the author. Contents: 1. One father, two mothers, nine children; 2. Cadet and young officer; 3. Aviator; 4. China; 5. Air, sea and the desk; 6. War: HMS York, London and Washington; 7. HMS Ocean and worldwide thoughts; 8. From action to influence;9. Oil and water; 10. The Vice Squad; 11. First Sea Lord; 12. Odd jobs; 13 . The final chapter. Name, else very good in price-clipped dj. 25.00
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