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pocket edn., reprint, paperback, 159pp, [i] ads., pictorial wrappers, an account of the small branch of the Royal Navy in WW2, the 'P' Parties which, acting as human mineweepers, followed up the invading forces to clear the ports of underwater mines and booby-traps inaccessible to the standard methods of sweeping, with appendix of honours and awards, uncommon, lightly rubbed at tips, light creasing and tiny nick fore-edge upper wrapper, edges well tanned, slight ripple to binding, good plus, N° de ref. de la librería
Título: OPEN THE PORTS - The Story of Human ...
Editorial: William Kimber London
Año de publicación: 1960
Descripción William Kimber & Co., London, 1960. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Good. Reprint. 159 pages. Old price mark on front cover. Clear tape across bottom of spine. Covers have no creasing. Edges of covers have superficial wear. Spine has moderate lean and moderate reading creases. Pages are considerably tanned. "There is nothing much more dangerous in life than diving on a mine and trying to find out what makes it explode . blindfolded. The authors have got together to pay a tribute to these hush-hush seamen. Their methods of under-water search in comparatively shallow muddy harbours were at first regarded by the Admiraly as suicidal" Manchester Evening News. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Military & Warfare; Inventory No: 17040194. Nº de ref. de la librería 17040194
Descripción William Kimber and Co. Limited, 1960. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Good. 1960 reprint. Tight, firm copy. Very minor wear to cover with a few creases. The lightly tanned pages are in very good condition being clean & inscription/annotation/crease free. Nice clean solid copy. If you have any queries please contact us. We endeavour to send orders as quickly as possible & in most cases are sent by first available post 6 days a week. (5,2-130/1). Nº de ref. de la librería 1LR-JL4-4ZO