Merchant Seaman in War. 1st US.

By: CORNFORD, L. Cope JELLICOE, John R., Admiral Sir, foreword

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CORNFORD, L. Cope. The Merchant Seaman in War. With a foreword by Admiral Sir John R. Jellicoe. New York: George H. Doran, (1918). First American Printing. Pp. [i]-xvi,17-320. 8vo, green cloth with black lettering to front and spine. A narrative outlining the harrowing day-to-day life of a sailor inthe British merchant marine during the First World War. Contents: 1. The M ine; 2. The Submarine; 3. "War Is War"; 4. The Last Chance; 5. Small Game; 6. "Where is Harpalion?"; 7. Netsuke; 8. The Sole Survivor; 9. According toInstructions; 10. The Lusitania; 11. The Castaways; 12. Down in Five Minut es; 13. The Raider; 14. A Gallant Warning; 15. The Fight of the Goldmouth; 16. The Worth of a Life; 17. The Engineers of the Yser; 18. Slipping Between; 19. Heavy Weather; 20. A Sitting Shot; 21. Shipmates with a Pirate; 22. "A Cheerful Note"; 23. Vignette; 24. "Leave Her"; 25. Fuel of Fire; 26. ThePilot's Story; 27. Three Prisoners; 28. Hide-and-Seek in the Bay; 29. "But Nine of her Crew Alive"; 30. Dead Men's Luck; 31. Firing on the Boats; 32. The Slavers; 33. A Desperate Pass; 34. Sticking to It; 35. A Fishing Trip; 36. Twice Running; 37. The Fight of the Aracataca; 38. The Blackguard; 39. Settling the Score; 40. The Raft; 41. The Flying Death; 42. Brethren of th e Shark; 43. The Case of the Belgian Prince; 44. Expectation and Event; 45.Quick Eye and Ready Hand; 46. Panic; 47. Nine Steadfast Men; 48. Carnage; 49. Unavoidable; 50. Quite OK; 51. The Chase By Night; 52. The Second Chance; 53. Hard Pressed; 54. Quite Interesting; 55. Short and Sharp; 56. MixingIt; 57. Short and Sweet; 58. The Escape of the Nitronian; 59. The Danger Z one; 60. Receiving Visitors; 61. The Master of the Nelson. Front inner hinge cracked, outer hinges worn, some soiled spotting to boards, bumping to spine ends, light foxing to initial and final leaves, name to ffep, else vg. 50.00

Title: Merchant Seaman in War. 1st US.

Author Name: CORNFORD, L. Cope JELLICOE, John R., Admiral Sir, foreword

Categories: 68,

Publisher: George H. Doran, New York, 1918,:

Seller ID: 76041

Keywords: NAUTICAL NAVAL UNITED KINGDOM MERCHANT MARINE MERCANTILE WW1,