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  • POWDER MONKEY: The Adventures of Sam Witchall. by Dowswell, Paul.
    Dowswell, Paul.
    POWDER MONKEY: The Adventures of Sam Witchall.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Bloomsbury, (2005). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, set in 1800 during the Napoleonic Wars. The adventures of a 14 year old boy forced to join the British Royal Navy, where he is told he will be a powder monkey on board - that is, he will carry the powder from the barrels to the men standing by the cannons on deck. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Small illustrations at the head of each chapter, illustrated endpapers with a drawing of the Frigate Miranda. 276 pp plus notes on sources. ISBN: 0-747577048.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 73337
    View cart More details Price: $35.00
  • PATROL TO THE GOLDEN HORN. by Fullerton, Alexander.
    Fullerton, Alexander.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: SOHO Press, (2002). First edition - The third volume in the highly praised Nick Everard naval series (Len Deighton called them "the most meticulously researched war novels I have ever read"), originally published in the UK in 1978. Set in late 1918 when Everard is on a British submarine which must pass through narrow straits of the Dardanelles to destroy a German battle cruiser. 229 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 88815
    View cart More details Price: $18.00