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HARRISSON, J.A.B. and H.J. GALSWORTHY. PAD : or, Minesweeper Nonsense Verses by Lieutenant-Commander J.A.B. Harrisson and Lieutenant-Commander H.J. Galsworthy. Illustrations by M. Galsworthy. Foreword by Admiral Sir Arthur K.Waistell. Winchester: Warren & Son, High Street, (1944). First Printing. P p. -54,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt borders and letteringto front, and a blank spine. "When these signals between two motor mineswe epers first took the form of verse, no thought of publication ever entered our heads. I had filed each signal more as a memento than for any poetic aspirations, showing them occasionally to friends when we had nothing better to do. It is due to their kind enthusiasm and to their suggestion that thisamount of the country's precious paper has become tinted with printer's in k; so I ask any would-be reader to blame them -- not me!" - from the preface. Vg in rubbed, lightly dampstained and spotted, unclipped dj. Signed and inscribed by Harrisson on the ffep. Scarce. 300.00
Title: PAD : or, Minesweeper Nonsense Verses. inscribed in dj.
Publisher: Warren & Son, Winchester, 1944,:
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