Book VG; jacket with some wear and chips with slight loss, but pictorial front panel in good order.
‘Taffrail’ (Captain Taprell Dorling, D.S.O., R.N.) The Man from Scapa Flow
London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1933.
First edition. 8vo. Original near black cloth. Dust-jacket, correctly priced 7/6.
Nautical fiction by an author with first hand experience of naval service. Includes an evocative account of a journey by sleeper train to the Orkney Islands in the period just before the Second World War.