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Touching the Adventures… - Edited by J. Lennox Kerr

George G. Harrap & Co., 1953, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Good+ - in Good DJ. DJ somewhat edgeworn with a little loss at head, tail and edges. Small hole to upper panel, lower panel soiled. Top edges of text block dusty. Spotting to first and last gatherrs.

Touching the Adventures… of Merchantmen in the Second World War. The stories and poems in this book are written in widely varying styles, and from viewpoints that differ greatly, but each is stamped indelibly with the imprint that marks its author as a seafarer. The men of the Merchant Navy did their vital and perilous work during the war without trumpeting or fuss. 256pp. Size: 8vo Large Post (8¼" x 5") Jacket Designed by Frank H. Mason. Dust wrapper in protective, removable sleeve. Introduction / preface by John Masefield.