The Mary Deare Signed by Hammond Innes

£400.00

Signed first edition

Published by Collins, London 1956

The Mary Deare Signed by Hammond Innes

A rare to find signed first edition copy of The Mary Deare. This copy is complete with an unclipped dust jacket and is in very good condition. This war fiction novel relates the the great sea story about the 6,000 tonne freighter that was torpedoed three times in two world wars.

Original green cloth boards with very light bumping to the corners and light fading to the edges of the spine. Map illustrated end papers. A previous owners name in pencil on the front free page.  Signed by the author on the title page. Light spotting on the front pages and page edges- generally very clean throughout the book. Unclipped dust jacket priced 12s 6d. Bright colours throughout the jacket and only marred by light spotting on the back cover. Light wear to upper edge. 8vo  256 pp.