London: Jonathan Cape in association with Imperial War Museums, 2012. 4to. First edition. Original illustrated boards. Photographs by Cecil Beaton. Illustrated throughout in black and white. Blind embossed round ownership on half-title. Fine in fine dust-wrapper.
London: Macmillan, 2000. 8vo. Original black cloth. Fine in fine dust-wrapper.
London: Harvill, 1992. 8vo. First edition. Original red cloth, lettered in gilt. Near fine in near fine dust-wrapper. Partly because it is told from the point of view of a soldier and not an officer this is, in my opinion, one of the best memoirs of the Second World War.
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd & Rupert Hart-Davis, 1958. 8vo. First UK edition. First published in Germany in 1956. Original red cloth, gilt. Stamped 'Archive Copy' on title page. D/w a bit rubbed and dust-soiled with '58' (publication year) in ink at top of back joint. Near fine in very good...
London: Allen Lane, 2004. 8vo. Sixth impression. Original blue cloth, gilt. Mint in dust-wrapper. The second volume in the author's history of Britain's navy follows on from 'The Safeguard of the Sea'.
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1945. 8vo. First edition. Original green cloth, gilt. 'S.34' in pencil on fly. Stamped 'Archive Copy' on title page. D/w dust-soiled, rubbed along edges and faded on spine. 'W' ringed in pencil on front panel and '45' (publication year) in ink at top of back joint.....
London: Chatto & Windus, 1985. 8vo. Second impression with corrections. Original red cloth, gilt. Maps and black and white photographic plate section. Blind embossed round ownership on title-page. D/w slightly faded on spine (as usual). Near fine in near fine dust-wrapper.