Hamish Hamilton, London, 1959,: 1959
HOUGH, Richard. Admirals in Collision
. London : Hamish Hamilton, (1959). First Edition. Pp (4),-174,(2) + 9 pages of b&w plates on 5 leaves. A few illustrations in the text. 8vo (148 x 223 mm), reddish-brown cloth with pale blue lettering to spine.
Richard Alexander 'Dick' Hough (b. May 15, 1922, Brighton - d. October 7, 1999, London).
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