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Landfall at Sunset by David Bone, 1955, signed copy


Landfall at Sunset; The Life of a Contented Sailor, by David Bone.

Published by Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd, London, 1955 1st edition. Signed by the author to title page.

The autobiography of Sir David William Bone (1874-1959), a Scottish Commodore - Commodore Master of the Anchor Line fleet until his retirement in 1946..

A very good copy of this blue cloth hardback with scarce dustjacket. The dustjacket is rather grubby with toned spine and some small nibbles and tears.

The blue cloth hardback is very good with gilt titles.

Text is very good throughout - nice and clean. Illustrated.

Cover design is a lovely woodcut by Freda Bone. She was the daughter of the author.

ix + 2pp + 13-223pp.


Approximately 221mm high x 147mm wide x 30mm deep.

Weight approximately 428g unpacked.