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THE ZEAL OF THE CONVERT The Life of Erskine Childers [ Distinguished Service Cross WW1]

By: WILKINSON , Burke

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Gerrards Cross, Colin Smythe Ltd: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118953

ISBN: 0901072982

Condition: VG+


H/b jacket VG+/VG+.1st ed.The complex life of Erskine Childers an Anglo-Irishman of Protestant background - executed - died for the Irish Republic . Born England - Cambridge Universirty - Parlimentary Clerk against Home Rule - Author of Riddle of the Sands etc , WW1 war Hero - Distinguished Service Cross . [biography] Known Author B Wilkinson varied carrer - US Naval Officer - State Depmt. State Off." well qualify him to write this story"[ book green cloth+gilt titles, no inscsp.tight binding, clean throughout [Dust Jacket not price clipped however publishers price sticker still presen... View more info

BY SEA AND BY STEALTH

By: WILKINSON, BURKE

Price: £2.00

Publisher: LONDON, HAMILTON AND CO: 1958

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 5664

Condition: VG


Panther Paperback edition.156pp. 4 line maps. Stirring accounts of surprise attacks by sea during World War II including the destruction of two British Battleships in Alexandria Harbour by the surprise attack by midget submarine led by Luigi De La Penne and the British X-Craft attack on the Tirpitz led by Donald Cameron. VG (sound copy. Light edgewear and rubbing. Name of previous owner to 1st page and book exchange stamp to reverse of front cover). View more info