Single-Handed. C S. Forester.


New York: Putnam, 1929. First American edition. Hardcover. First American edition (stated). British title: "Brown on Resolution" published the same year. Hardcover in light blue cloth lettered in black. 273 pp. Good, spine somewhat embrowned, small fray foot of spine. Tape repair front hinge. Pencilled birthday presentation dated 1932 front free endpaper. No jacket. Nautical novel set leading up to and during World War I. A British sailor survives the sinking of his ship by the Germans, is pulled from the sea by them and sets about impeding the ship until a British ship and intercept it. The novel was the basis for two films: "Born For Glory" in 1935 (released in Great Britain under the title "Forever England") and "Sailor Of The King" in 1953. Good. Item #E23451

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