Major Dawson * Presentation Copy * Britain's Life-Boats 1923

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Author: Major A.J. Dawson         

Title: Britain’s Life-Boats The Story of a Century of Heroic Service    

Publication: First Edition 1st Impression Published by Hodder & Stoughton London 1923……………………….. (See Pictures) 

Condition Of Book: This is a Good Only Copy of this Book in blue cloth with red title lettering to spine and upper cover.No Dust-Jacket.This is a special presentation copy presented to Commander Hubert B Boothby DSO RNR in recognition of his service to the Life-Boat Cause and has been Signed by The Chairman,Deputy Chairman and Secretary of Royal National Life-Boat Institution.This copy has one previous small owner’s label affixed to the front endpaper.The outer boards are a bit marked in places and the internal contents of the book are quite heavily foxed.There is an introduction by The Prince of Wales along with b&w portrait frontispiece.There is also a foreword by Joseph Conrad.Well illustrated work with over 90 b&w photographic plates and with large coloured chart of the British isles in place and to the rear of the book.The binding of the book remains firm with no hinge weakness and there are no loose pages.Uncommon Presentation copy 8vo 279pp First Edition 1st Impression [1923]

Hubert B Boothby:  Was Chairman of the Littlehampton Branch and was appointed an honorary life governor in recognition of his wonderful service to the institution at both Grimsby and Littlehampton for 25 years




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