First edition, first printing. 8vo. Red boards with gilt titles. A very good+ copy with no marks. Dullling to gilt. Some spotting to topedge only. No inscriptions. The near fine dustwrapper is complete with no loss. A couple of short closed tears & a couple of small light marks. Original price of 12s6dnet on front flap. A very attractive fresh copy.
Debut novel by the Scottish author. Maclean's second world war Royal Naval experience help him set the scene for this compelling novel of Convey FR77 to Murmansk - a voyage of super human endurance with crippling enemy attacks and bitter freezing cold.