Abandon Ship

CAMPBELL, Vice-Admiral Gordon. Abandon Ship.

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CAMPBELL, Vice-Admiral Gordon. Abandon Ship. ~i~London, Hodder and Stoughton, [1938].

8vo. Original cllth with dust-jacket, not price-clipped; pp. 318, plates and maps, old pencil annotations to endpapers, ight rubbing and old marginal repairs to the rarely seen wrappers; otherwise very good.
Frist edition of the narrative the shipwrecks of the East Indiaman Antelope and five Royal Navy vessels Alceste, Proserpine, St George and Defence (same incident) and Litchfield, all taking place between the 1750s and the early 19th century.