by Admiral of the Fleet Lord Wester-Wemyss, G.C.B.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1924. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Folding frontispiece map. London: Hodder and Stoughton, . First edition. Memoirs of the Royal Navy officer who served as the commander of the 12th Cruiser Squadron and then as Governor of Moudros before leading the British landings at Cape Helles and at Suvla Bay during the Gallipoli Campaign. Wemyss (1864-1933) went on to be Commander of the East Indies & Egyptian Squadron in January 1916 and then First Sea Lord in December 1917. He also represented Britain at the Armistice in November 1918. Octavo. Original blue cloth binding, with gilt titles. It appears the front flyleaf has been neatly excised. The spine is a touch sun faded, with mild wear to the corners and tips; otherwise very good. (Inventory #: 64831)
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