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Byron of the Wager. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: SHANKLAND, Peter

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1975,:

Seller ID: 22342


SHANKLAND, Peter. Byron of the Wager. NY: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, (1975). First US Printing. Pp 288. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, red cloth. "The wreckof the Wager, next to the mutiny on the Bounty, stands as one of the most powerful true adventure stories in the history of the sea. Based in part onjournals kept by Midshipman John Byron - future grandfather to the poet - the narrative follows the voyage of the Wager, a 40-gun English supply shipdetailed to accompany a squadron searching for Spanish treasure ships in t he Pacific. After a safe passage from England in 1740, the Wager was part... View more info

Malta Convoy. 1st UK no dj.

By: SHANKLAND, Peter and Anthony HUNTER HUNTER, Anthony

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Collins, 1961,:

Seller ID: 87275


SHANKLAND, Peter and Anthony HUNTER. Malta Convoy. London: Collins, 1961. First Printing. Pp. (6),7-256, frontis., + 14 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Law 0350. Light shelfwear, gift inscription inked to ffep, light spotting to bottom edge, else very good. Lacking dj. 22.00 View more info

Byron of the Wager. English Proof.

By: SHANKLAND, Peter.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1975,:

Seller ID: 111710


SHANKLAND, Peter. Byron of the Wager. London : Collins, 1975. Advance Uncorrected Proof. Pp. (12),13-282,(4). 8vo, printed red card covers, black lettering to front cover, blank spine. "The wreck of the Wager stands next to the mutiny on the Bounty as one of the most powerful stories in the history of the sea. The Wager, a 40-gun ship, was detailed to accompany Anson in his famous voyage of circumnavigation in 1740 in search of Spanish treasure ships. In the terrible weather rounding the Horn she was parted from her companions and driven ashore on the Pacific coast of Tierra del Fuego... H... View more info

Dardanelles Patrol. First Edition

By: SHANKLAND, Peter. HUNTER, Anthony

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1964,:

Seller ID: 18181


SHANKLAND, Peter and Anthony HUNTER. Dardanelles Patrol. London : Collins, 1964. Pp 191. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Anderson 1115. "The Naval History of Britain contains no page more wonderful than that which records the prowess of her submarines at the Dardanelles." - Winston Churchill. Vg. 24.00 View more info

Dardanelles Patrol. First Edition in dustjacket

By: SHANKLAND, Peter. HUNTER, Anthony

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1964,:

Seller ID: 18422


SHANKLAND, Peter and Anthony HUNTER. Dardanelles Patrol. London: Collins, 1964. First UK Edition. Pp 191. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Anderson 1115."In May 1915 the British submarine E11 left hef base in the Aegean to carr y out a patrol in the Sea of Marmara -- bewteen the Bosphorus and the Dardanelles -- in support of our hard-pressed Gallipoli expedition. It would be hard to think of an assignment that put courage and skill to a severer or more continuous test." - from the dj. "The Naval History of Britain containsno page more wonderful than that which records the prowess of h... View more info

Malta Convoy. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: SHANKLAND, Peter. HUNTER, Anthony.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ivor Washburn, New York, 1961,:

Seller ID: 109078


SHANKLAND, Peter and Anthony HUNTER. Malta Convoy. New York: Ivor Washburn,Inc., (1961). First US Printing. Pp. (6),7-256, frontis., + 14 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth with silver lettering to s pine. See Law 0350 for UK edition. "This is the vivid and definitive story of the 'bravest and most fateful of all the convoys that was ever sailed torelieve Malta.' The need for supplies on Malta was so great during the des perate summer of 1942 that without them surrender was inevitable. OperationPedestal is of special interest to Americans since the spotlight was on... View more info