first editionoriginal red boards lettered in gilt, pictorial endpapers
by POPE Dudley
London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1967). First edition. original red boards lettered in gilt, pictorial endpapers. Fine/pictorial dust jacket (upper edge very slightly browned). Oblong octavo. "Ramage" is a story filled with the tang of the sea that shows the Navy both at its best and at its meanest, and it is a story almost impossible to put down once one embarks on it ... Moreover Nicholas Ramage is a contemporary to Horatio Hornblower -and it is to be hoped that we shall meet him again as he mounts the ladder to senior command, for there is no reason at all why he should find less favour than Hornblower with Their Lordships at the Admiralty - Ian MacLennan in 'The Bookman'[S & W 1975 (incorrect edition)]. (Inventory #: 33505)
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