THE LONG WATCH: WORLD WAR TWO AND THE IRISH MERCANTILE MARINE
by F. Forde
Published by New Island Books. 1st thus. 2000
Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. Revised edition. At the outbreak of the Second World War, Ireland declared neutrality and thus became isolated as never before. But it was imperative to continue essential trading overseas. A lifeline had to be formed and so the nucleus of a merchant marine was established... Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos.
Board corners bumped. Couple of spots to top edge of text block. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and front panel spine edge, worn to top of spine and scuffed.
Stock no. 1823323