Not price clipped and without inscriptions. First Printing in protected wrapper. SIGNED by Author on title page without dedication. N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : The Lords of the North SIGNED COPY
Éditeur : Harpercollins
Date d'édition : 2006
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat du livre : Fine
Edition : First Edition.
Description du livre Jarrolds, , 1960. 8vo., First Edition, with 20 plates on 12 and endpaper maps; cloth, backstrip lettered in red and white, a very good, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter faded and with minor loss at head and tail of backstrip, and rubbed at joints ands fold-ins. A PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR TO CAPTAIN GEORGE LEECH WITH THE FORMER'S SIGNED HOLOGRAPH INSCRIPTION ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER. THE INSCRIPTION READS 'TO CAPTAIN GEORGE LEECH DSC WHO WAS THERE AND WILL KNOW WHAT I HAVE TRIED TO TELL'. George Edward Leech was awarded the DSC whilst serving as Chief Officer aboard the CAM ship SS Empire Tide, one of the few survivors of PQ17. One of the earliest account of the Arctic convoys, Brookes' work concentrates on PQ17, PQ18 and JW51B. A splendid Arctic convoy association copy. Enser, p.32; Law, 0499. N° de réf. du libraire 11618