Author:Le FANU, Michael, Admiral Sir). BAKER, Richard BAKER, Richard DOULL, John M.)

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Dry Ginger : The Biography of Admiral of the Fleet, Sir Michael Le Fanu. First Edition in dustjacket

By: Le FANU, Michael, Admiral Sir). BAKER, Richard BAKER, Richard DOULL, John M.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: W.H. Allen, London , 1977,:

Seller ID: 36921


(Le FANU, Michael, Admiral Sir). BAKER, Richard. Dry Ginger : The biographyof Admiral of the Fleet, Sir Michael Le Fanu, GCB, DSC. London : W.H. Alle n, 1977. First Edition. Pp (8),9-254,(2), portrait frontispiece + 24 pp of plates. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt to spine. Law 0711. "When rum was abolished in the Royal Navy in 1970, Sir Michael Le Fanu, First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff at the time was given the nickname 'Dry Ginger', and Richard Baker has adopted it as the title of his biography of the Admiral. Apart from its relevance to the rum decision, the phrase neatly sums up a ... View more info