Dawson | Major A.J.

Britain’s Life-Boats: The Story Of A Century Of Heroic Service – With An Introduction By H.R.H. The Prince Of Wales. And A Forward By Joseph Conrad.

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    First edition of Britain’s Life-Boats: The Story Of A Century of Heroic Service by Major A.J. Dawson. Octavo, xiii, 279pp. Cream cloth, title in gilt on spine and front cover with illustration. Frontispiece portrait. Numerous full page illustrations and fold-out map at rear. This copy is not the limited edition signed by Edward, the Prince of Wales, but the bindings are identical. Light soiling to front cover, some wear from handling, otherwise a very good copy.

    Comments: Alec John Dawson was a major during World War I. He was awarded MBE for his service as a military propagandist. His most noteworthy work was Finn the Wolfhouse, published in 1908.

    Additional information

    Location Published

    London

    Publisher

    Hodder and Stoughton

    Edition

    First Edition

    Date Published

    1923

    ISBN
    Binding

    Cloth

    Condition

    Very good

    Jacket Condition
    Author

    Dawson | Major A.J.