The Admiral By Warren Tute 1963 1st : Cassell Pre-publication Proof Copy Rare For Sale
THE ADMIRAL by WARREN TUTE 1963 1st : CASSELL Pre-publication PROOF Copy RARE
The very SCARCE pre-publication PUBLISHERS PROOF COPY, published by Cassell, London, publication date 18th July 1963, publication price 21/- (written in ink on the top cover).
THE ADMIRAL by WARREN TUTE.
313 pages. Warren Tute's big novel, the life story of Admiral Sir Mark Hampton Hammerlock begins in 1897 when the 14 year old Mark stepped nervously aboard H.M.S. BRITANNIA, the cadet training ship on the river Dart. It follows him as a young midshipman whose gallantry won him the Victoria Cross during the Boxer Rebellion of 1900, to the Flag-Lieutenant at the Battle of the Falkland Islands. He was present at the Battle of the Dogger Bank and at the last great fleet battle at Jutland.
Through Mr. Tute's biography we see the savage disappointments as well as the rewards which come to a man who dedicates his life to the Service.
Bound in the PROOF ONLY original paper covers, measuring 20x13cm.
The top cover has a small tear at the foredge and issomewhat creased, a crease down the centre of the rear cover, otherwise the book and contentsare in very good clean and collectable condition.
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