GOLD FROM CRETE: TEN STORIES. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, . Octavo, boards. First edition. Preceded the UK edition. Stories of naval warfare during World War II. Forester was probably the most successful author of naval adventure fiction in the period between Frederick Marryat and Patrick O'Brian. Here he departs from his usual Napoleonic period. Small, faint rubber cement stain on front free endpaper, else a fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#117254).
First edition so stated on copyright page.