Various: True Tales of Pluck and Peril.

Various - True Tales of Pluck and Peril. Nelson, not dated, inscribed 1938. 9½" x 7", 112pp plus 4 plates, quarter pale-brown cloth, paper covered boards (front colour illustrated, life-boat with ship on rocks; back plain), hardback. Contents: Neck or Nothing in the Himalayas by Henry Newbolt; On the Footplate by John J. Francis; My Time as a Midshipman by Gordon Campbell; A Massacre in the Solomons by Reginald Tupper; The Master of the Bush by A Hyatt Verrill; Legends and Superstitions of the Sea by Gordon S. Maxwell; Mysteries of the Sea by George P. Boughton; Hunting Abyssinian Slave-Raiders by W. Lloyd-Jones; Deep-Sea Fishers by Walter Wood; and, Courageous Women on the Sea by Mrs Walter Wood. Illustrated with 4 colour plates by A.S.F.; and within the text with monochrome drawings by others.

Slightly sunned spine; slight edge wear and edge-foxing; prize-plate on front-free endpaper; very good minus, solid, nice, clean copy, no wrapper.


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